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Pakistani police say Malik Ishaq, the leader of banned Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, has been shot dead in Punjab province.
The president of Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, Marcelo Odebrecht, is charged with corruption and money laundering.
Wednesday's global launch of Windows 10 marks a “new era” for personal computing, Microsoft’s chief executive tells the BBC.
Some police forces are using overtime to cover gaps caused by staff shortages, BBC Radio 5 live has found.
Rory Cellan-Jones goes hands-on with Windows 10 and tries out some of the operating system's new features.
A US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the animal.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in China for a state visit, following recent tensions over the treatment of China's Uighur minority.
An ex-detective's claims 12 people were murdered by the same man on the London Underground between 1953 and 1983 are described by the Met chief as "quite convincing".
A community buy-out could see a former Cold War surveillance station turned into a place where tourists can listen to the sound of whales singing.
A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.
The company behind plans to use coal seams beneath the Forth to produce gas is accused of "attempting to hold Scotland to ransom".
BBC News charts the rise and fall of Colonel Gaddafi's favourite son.
Reduced street lighting at night does not lead to more crime or car crashes, a report suggests.
Ten steps to improve your photography
In 1967, British cycling star Tom Simpson died while competing in the Tour de France.
A profile of Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn.
How is the Greek bailout affecting politics in Spain, asks James Badcock.
Ebola deaths have fallen in West Africa - but that doesn't mean that the hard work is over, says Tulip Mazumdar.
Can you cut cravings for food by pretending to eat it?
Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?