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Nearly 200 nations agree rules on implementing 2015 Paris agreement at UN climate talks in Poland.
- France 'yellow vest' protesters defy government to gather
Dozens are arrested across France, as fewer protesters than in recent weeks defy the government.
- Ryan Zinke: US interior secretary to leave administration
Former Navy Seal Ryan Zinke has been embroiled in a series of alleged ethics violations.
- Egypt tomb: Saqqara 'one of a kind' discovery revealed
Archaeologists in Egypt unveil the tomb of a high priest, untouched for 4,400 years.
- Catholic priest at teenager's funeral condemns suicide
Father Don LaCuesta questioned whether the 18-year-old man would enter heaven, horrifying his family.
- US returns looted bells to Philippines after 117 years
The Balangiga church bells have been returned to the Philippines, 117 years after the US seized them.
- Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka's disputed PM resigns amid crisis
Mahinda Rajapaksa's resignation could bring to an end weeks of political crisis.
- Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital
PM Scott Morrison says Australia will not immediately move its embassy from Tel Aviv.
- Ukraine Orthodox priests establish independent Church
The move has angered the Russian Orthodox Church, which fears its property in Ukraine could be seized.
- Cyclone Owen downgraded, but could reform off Queensland
Cyclone Owen has been downgraded to a tropical low, but storm and flood warnings remain in place.
- Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row
The army earlier accused the UN children's agency of spying for Islamists in north-eastern Nigeria.
- Fire at Chester Zoo leads to evacuation of visitors
A blaze has led to the evacuation of visitors at the UK's most popular zoo.
- Stansted Airport: Drone 'missed landing plane by 15m'
The drone was being flown at more than 20 times the permissible height, close to a Boeing 737.
- 'Suddenly real': Colour brings new life to archival WW1 photos
A Canadian charity has found colourised old images help spark curiosity about the historic conflict.
- Baby trafficking: 'They stole my son from me'
In Spain, hundreds of mothers are looking for a son or a daughter. They believe their child was stolen at birth and then given away or sold.
- Your pictures on the theme of 'opposites'
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "opposites".
- Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi on her Nigerian inspiration for the movement
Opal Tometi, who co-founded the movement, says visiting Nigeria as a child changed her life.
- Smart ships using the wind and air bubbles to save fuel
Clever ways to make ships more efficient, including blowing tiny bubbles under their hulls.
- LGBTQ Christmas charity sends cards to the lonely
We all like getting Christmas post, but what if you didn't have anyone to send you so much as a card?
- Kanye West vs Drake: What's the story behind their war of words (and emojis)?
Everything you need to know about Kanye West's astonishing Twitter tirade against Drake.
- How the global trade in tear gas is booming
In the last decade, there has been a rising use of tear gas by security forces around the world.
- Russia-Ukraine sea clash leaves Mariupol port deserted
A vast trading port in Ukraine lies mostly empty, after a sea-clash when Russia seized three boats.
- How a country suddenly went ?crazy rich?
Indonesia, the nation with the world's largest Muslim population, has a rapidly growing middle class - and some very rich people with money to burn.
- How a South African shepherd found a dinosaur graveyard
Dumangwe Thyobeka made a huge fossil find as he was tending to his family cemetery in rural South Africa.
- Robyn: 'I didn't want to be a role model'
The Swedish pop star on her return to music, defying expectations and the healing power of dancing.