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A test for students in South Korea and Hong Kong hoping to study at US colleges is halted after "credible evidence" it was leaked in advance.
Bomb attacks hit a Damascus suburb which is the site of Syria's holiest Shia shrine, killing at least 12 people, state media reports.
Britain's EU referendum could lead to the break-up of the European Union itself, Sweden's foreign minister tells the BBC.
A Scottish farmer has opened Europe's largest urban farm in an abandoned factory in the Netherlands.
Libyan forces say they have recaptured the port in the city of Sirte, after fierce fighting with militants from so-called Islamic State.
Singer Christina Grimmie, who had competed on the US TV programme The Voice, is shot dead by a male attacker after a concert in Orlando.
A rancher in the US state of Oregon uses his lassoing skills to nab a man who was trying to steal a bicycle, police say.
Patients in Venezuela are turning to Twitter and Facebook to crowdsource the drugs they can't find elsewhere.
A plane powered only by the sun travels to New York City for a photoshoot at the Statue of Liberty, ahead of crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
For the first time in Broadway history the four top musical acting prizes at this weekend's Tony Awards may go to people of colour.
How difficult is life for political dissidents in Saudi Arabia?
Over a million people sign a petition to demand the removal of the judge who gave student Brock Turner a sentence of six months for sexual assault.
Venezuela's electoral council says more than 1.3m people who signed a petition for a referendum to oust President Maduro will have to confirm their identities.
The Syrian military has reportedly attacked the besieged rebel-held town of Daraya, dropping close to 30 crudely made bombs from helicopters.
Plans for a Grand Prix in Las Vegas hit top gear as organisers reveal that a Chinese conglomerate has agreed to commit the £100m needed for the race to get the green light.