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Leading Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is arrested over Twitter remarks deemed "denigrating" to government institutions.
Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.
Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.
The Mexican authorities say they have captured the head of a notorious drug crime syndicate, Hector Beltran Leyva.
Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have "compromised the fight" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn.
Bond giant Pimco saw its investors withdraw a record $23.5bn (£14.5bn) in funds after manager Bill Gross abruptly left the company last month.
Can antidepressants treat brain tumours?
Five children in Texas who came into contact with the Liberian man infected with Ebola are being monitored at home.
RAF veterans who risked their lives to help Polish resistance
The strange world of super-specialist cutlery
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for a major UK welfare reform to be put on hold in Scotland.
Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel.
Three UK universities lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the ageing workforce, doctors' leaders say.
India is set to launch a nationwide campaign to clean up the country on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, but many of the country's bureaucrats are not happy about it, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.
Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigns as criticism of the agency intensified following several high-profile security lapses.
The International Olympic Committee says it is satisfied with the progress made by Rio de Janeiro in its preparations for the 2016 Olympics.
Click learns how to bend beacon technology to its bidding by turning a London Street into a musical wonderland.
19th Century Brazil seen through the eyes of an Englishman
Will our cities ever be congestion-free?