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China's recent obsession with glass tourist attractions goes round the U-bend with the opening of see-through treetop toilets.
World leaders including Barack Obama and Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas are in Israel for the funeral of Shimon Peres, one of the country's founding fathers.
The story behind the suicide of two teenage girls in France opens an intense debate about how teenagers treat each other and how they are looked after at school.
As Barack Obama's time at the White House draws to an end, film-makers are turning their attention to his early life.
As Colombians decide whether to accept a ceasefire with the Farc, a look at the work of photographer Jesus Abad Colorado Lopez.
Grace Livingstone reports on how a row about proposed changes to a number of museums in Argentina highlights divisions about how the years of military rule should be remembered.
Photographer Subrata Biswas documents the fallout of India's dependence on coal to meet its energy requirements.
The Russian government has been giving away free land in the Far East of the country. The scheme has been rolling out - but not without its problems.
To mark 50 years of Botswana's independence, Alexander McCall Smith writes an exclusive short story featuring his lady detectives.
The BBC has learned that at least a 1,000 refugees and migrants each week are trying to reach the EU via the Balkans.
Saudi Arabia says it is a matter of "great concern" that 9/11 relatives in the US may be able to sue the kingdom for damages.
Raffaele Sollecito, who spent four years in prison for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher before his conviction was quashed, has told BBC Newsnight that he wants to rebuild his image.
The audacious Rosetta mission has been commanded to end its investigation of Comet 67P by crashing into the 4km-wide ball of ice and dust.
An Asian-American band takes a legal fight to trademark their name, that's seen as offensive to Asians, to the Supreme Court.
Hillary Clinton says presidential rival Donald Trump appears to have violated US laws, after a report said he broke a trade embargo with Cuba.
The Rosetta probe, which has been beaming back spectacular pictures of a comet, is to end its journey by crash landing.
Israeli police make several arrests as a huge security operation swings into action ahead of Friday's funeral for former prime minister and president Shimon Peres.
A Somali regional government official has demanded an explanation from the US after 22 civilians and Somali soldiers were allegedly killed in an airstrike.
A new database suggests a dramatic under-reporting of the live, illegal trade in great apes including orangutans, chimpanzees and gorilllas.
Twenty-three giant panda cubs have made their public debut at a research centre in Chengdu in south west China.