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The EU, the US and the UK call for the violence to stop after Israel and the Palestinians exchange fire.
The WHO says the B.1.617 mutation spreads more easily than other variants and requires further study.
Five journalists and activists who fled Myanmar's violence are on trial for illegally entering Thailand.
Georgia becomes the first US state to make the move, which was spurred by a black man's shooting.
The US president rejects claims that unemployed Americans have less of an incentive to find work.
The results add pressure on Beijing to boost measures for couples to have more babies.
The Pentagon accuses Iranian boats of acting "aggressively" near US vessels in the Strait of Hormuz.
As its neighbour succumbs to a devastating Covid crisis, fears rise in Pakistan in the run up to Eid.
In one of Africa's largest countries, people worry more about security and other diseases than Covid-19.
Police in Colorado say the body of Amy Carlson was mishandled, leaving her family appalled.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calls it "a significant step" in the fight against Covid-19.
Volunteers are busting anti-vaccine conspiracy theories with decoy Facebook groups.
Robyn knew her dad was immersed in right-wing conspiracies - then she saw him under arrest on 6 January.
Powerful magnets are bringing abundant, pollution-free electricity a step closer.
Boeing's 737 Max is under scrutiny again, months after being cleared to fly by US regulators.
Bangladeshi men in the UK are being encouraged to talk about the effects the pandemic has had on them.
Who is 'just as good if not better' than Foden? Which player is not afraid to take charge? Find out in Garth Crooks' team of the week.
Fulham are relegated from the Premier League after a defeat by Burnley at Craven Cottage that secures the Clarets' survival.
Billy Joe Saunders says surgery "went well" after he broke his eye socket and cheek bone in three places in Saturday's loss to Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.
World number one Dustin Johnson pulls out of this week's AT&T Byron Nelson with a knee injury - a week before the US PGA Championship.
NBC, which has aired the Hollywood awards ceremony since 1996, said it wants to see "meaningful reform".
Attacks on critical national infrastructure are an increasing concern, experts say.
The pandemic has helped create some surprising shortages - and people are scrambling.
Portugal is a strong candidate to host the Champions League final after Uefa did not gain guarantees of the exemptions it wants to move the game to Wembley.
Juventus have been told they face expulsion from Serie A if they continue with the proposed European Super League.
Two young girls and their asylum seeker parents remain in detention despite years of campaigning.
Naomi Osaka says she is "not really sure" the Olympics should go ahead this summer amid rising Covid-19 cases in Tokyo.
Juventus will stick with coach Andrea Pirlo for the rest of the season despite the prospect of missing out on Champions League qualification.
Panorama filmed officers trying to disrupt networks of dealers transporting drugs worth millions of pounds.
A new book explores the naturalist's lost childhood garden at The Mount in Shrewsbury.
How technology has helped emergency responders save lives during the pandemic.
A Nigerian professor thinks this scheme should be taught across Africa to help tackle unemployment.
A campaign to protect a mysterious beluga whale near Norway is gathering pace - but will it work?
When millions turned up for the Hindu festival amid a coronavirus surge, many feared the worst.
Sex workers in Germany say a countrywide ban on the industry forces many into poverty and danger.
Former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin is one of hundreds of athletes to take part in a test event at Tokyo's Olympic stadium.
The Duchess of Sussex speaks about the pandemic's impact on women.
A surprise delivery for a mum in Morocco and questionable spending in Japan - news you may have missed.
After waiting seven decades for freedom, Joe Ligon tells the BBC how he intends to spend the rest of his days.
A search for answers as at least 40 tonnes of carp float to the surface of a lake in southern Lebanon.
How the pandemic cannabis boom led to chaos on the Navajo Nation, pitting two minorities against each other.
Getting trapped in a boy band reality TV contest was just the start of Lelush's unlikely journey.
Aaron Cook's path has been unique. An icon of taekwondo, the British-born fighter is still chasing his dream of Olympic gold - for Moldova.
Experts tell the BBC that delays in decision-making worsened the crisis of India's second wave.
Arina hopes to formally adopt her friend Nina, whom she looked after during the Covid pandemic.