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A humble Taiwanese vegetable seller shows you do not have to be rich to donate money and make a difference.
The preacher refusing to hand over the keys to a Yangon church
Following a recent Magazine article on Myanmar's Armenian community, the head of the Armenian Church has just been to Yangon to resolve a dispute at the church there.
Radical congress meets in secret after Hungary ban
Israeli communities struggle with lasting effect of Gaza conflict
From Alien: Isolation to Fifa 15, the magic of video game sound effects
Behind the scenes at Benin's royal court
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto vows to identify and punish those responsible for the recent disappearance of 43 students after clashes with police.
Is it right to pay ransoms or do payouts encourage kidnappers?
Convicted drug cheats such as Justin Gatlin could benefit from taking banned substances for decades afterwards, say scientists.
How Britain tried to control Iraq in the 1920s
Is this the world's most unlikely philanthropist?
The US is developing measures to screen incoming air passengers for Ebola, both in the US and at foreign airports, President Barack Obama says.
People with Ebola are being turned away from a medical facility in West Africa as it is full.
Beating IS is more than a game of numbers, says Lyse Doucet
Spain's health minister confirms a nurse who treated two Ebola victims in Madrid has contracted the virus in the first infection outside Africa.
Michael Phelps is suspended from all competition for six months by USA Swimming following his drink-driving arrest.
A new glass floor has been unveiled at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Police say a body found in a west London park is that of Arnis Zalkalns - the prime suspect in the murder of 14-year-old Alice Gross.
Focus on Africa's Dennis Okari has been to meet a woman who suffered horrific injuries in the violence that followed the 2007 elections.