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French church attack: President Hollande meets faith leaders

French president meets Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Buddhist representatives after the murder of an elderly priest by jihadists. READ MORE

Japan knife attack: Suspect's home searched by police

Police search the home of Satoshi Uematsu, suspected of killing 19 people at a disability care centre in Japan's worst mass killing in decades. READ MORE

Shirley Chisholm: The first woman to run for US President

The first African American congresswoman made a presidential bid in 1972 - making her the first woman and the first African American to run for president. READ MORE

Missing treasure hunter's remains found in New Mexico

The remains of a 54-year-old man who disappeared hunting for a hidden stash of gold and jewels in New Mexico have been discovered, local authorities say. READ MORE

Bill on Hillary: 'I hope you'll elect her'

Former President Bill Clinton has taken to the stage at the Democratic convention to make the case for his wife to become America's first female president. READ MORE

Toilet blocked by sleeping seal

A 120kg Australian fur seal seal that fell asleep in a public toilet block in Tasmania has been safely relocated. READ MORE

HK journalists jailed in China for 'illegal business'

Two journalists who worked on political magazines in Hong Kong are jailed in mainland China for running an illegal business. READ MORE

Australian teen abused in detention speaks out

The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has apologised for his actions. READ MORE

Argentina announces new gender violence plan

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri announces a national plan to fight violence against women. READ MORE

US elections: The moment Hillary Clinton became nominee

Her former opponent Bernie Sanders was the person who sealed her nomination, after votes had been announced by all 50 states. READ MORE

Doping scandals reduce interest in Olympics, says BBC survey

Doping scandals have reduced public interest in the Olympics, according to a poll for the BBC World Service. READ MORE

Baghdad bomb site now a shrine to the dead

The site of one of the deadliest attacks to ever hit Iraq has been turned into a shrine to the dead. READ MORE