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Icelandic capital switches off street lights to give people a better view of the Aurora Borealis.
A web attack that hit a hosting company with one terabit of data is possibly the largest ever seen and it used a network of smart devices such as webcams.
An elderly man left for dead by two jihadists who murdered a priest in the French city of Rouen has spoken of his terrifying ordeal.
Former US President Bill Clinton was among those paying their respects as Israel's former PM and President Shimon Peres lay in state.
Amos Yee, a 17-year-old blogger from Singapore, will spend six weeks in jail for online posts criticising Christianity and Islam.
It will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to result in a deal that gives Britons more rights than others outside the EU, Italian PM Matteo Renzi says.
Samsung has confirmed it is in talks with US consumer watchdogs after a lawsuit against the firm over "exploding" washing machines.
The rainbow flag symbolising gay pride is sent into space using a high-altitude balloon.
At least 33 people are missing in China's eastern Zhejiang province after heavy rains triggered two landslides, state media says.
Rescuers in China's eastern Zhejiang province have been searching for survivors at the site of landslides triggered by heavy rain.
Israeli leaders place wreaths beside the coffin of former PM and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state outside parliament in Jerusalem.
Secrecy and silence surrounds the issue of mental health in Pakistan. Those with money can afford treatment but families in rural areas often fall back on ancient superstitions, reports BBC Urdu's Saba Eitizaz.
The Sudanese government is allegedly using chemical weapons against its own people, with dozens of children among 200 killed in Darfur, Amnesty International alleges.
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state, in Jerusalem.
A North Korean soldier has defect to South Korea by walking across one of the world's most heavily fortified borders, say officials in Seoul.
Roberta Pompa has been living with her young children in their back garden since the earthquake in central Italy on 24 August.
Italy's PM says it will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to provide a deal that gives British people more rights than those outside the EU.
Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object that turned out to be an e-cigarette from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
Reports of passengers being verbally abusive or refusing to follow cabin crew orders rose by 17% in 2015, according to an industry group.
The remains of 10 US soldiers killed during the Mexican-American war of 1846 are being returned 170 years after their deaths.