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Self-taught prodigy Maria Esther Bueno, who took three Wimbledon singles titles, dies aged 78.
The case of 10-year-old Tayyaba exposes Pakistan's problem with child hired helps.
The manipulations and personal motivations of four world leaders are behind these historic talks.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
The FBI is investigating a theft of sensitive security data from a military contractor, US media say.
Companies are training workers to give a friendlier face to foreign visitors during the World Cup.
The BBC spent a week along the China-North Korea border and found signs the old alliance remains intact.
Ali is the "most dangerous" patient at Afghanistan's only secure psychiatric unit.
A government study found the US suicide rate has climbed 30% in more than half of US states since 1999.
The leader lookalikes arrived before their real counterparts ahead of the US-North Korea summit.
An unprecedented number of women are running for office in the US – but what's behind the surge?
A mysterious illness has been affecting US diplomats based in Cuba and China.
American special forces soldier killed in firefight with jihadist militants in Somalia, US military officials say.
Russian citizen Konstantin Kilimnik and Paul Manafort both face obstruction of justice charges.
Scientists are campaigning for a new emoji which they feel could be vital during earthquakes.
Ricardo Martinelli is wanted in Panama over allegations of corruption and illegal wiretapping.
Simona Halep says she will "stay chilled" in Saturday's French Open final against Sloane Stephens after defeats in her previous three Grand Slam finals.
The renowned American photojournalist died in France.
Fans of his travel shows share appreciation for the humanity he showed when meeting local people.
The plane crash occurred on a tree-lined street in the Melbourne suburb of Mordialloc.