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Ghanaian teenager Justice Osei has a talent for imitating animal species, with over 50 in his repertoire.
More than 70 homes and buildings are feared lost after the blaze, authorities say.
Maybe the Swiss model is "the most efficient and attractive", the former Catalan president said.
Frenchman Yann Arnaud died after falling on to the stage during a show of the world-famous circus.
A video uploaded to the US Army's official Twitter account features 'shamrocks' being fired from weapons.
Mr Putin secures a fourth term as Russian leader with at least 73.9% of vote, exit polls say.
Mariam Moustafa, who died on Wednesday, was an Egyptian national who was born in Rome.
Mr Trump said it was dominated by "hardened Democrats" and supporters of Hillary Clinton.
Rival clans agree on "life for a life" deal to end a cycle of revenge killings and vendettas.
The UK foreign secretary also dismisses claims the substance may have come from a UK laboratory.
Colourful scenes as Russians vote in a presidential election Vladimir Putin is expected to win.
Used for gathering data near a massive glacier, the buoy had last transmitted information in 2015.
Turkish-backed forces in full control of centre of Syrian-Kurdish city of Afrin, says Turkey's president.
Comments by Russia's ambassador to the EU are dismissed as "nonsense" by the Foreign Office.
The former Brazil star and 1994 World Cup winner is running for governor in the troubled Rio state.
The measure was in place earlier this month to stop violent attacks against Muslims by Buddhist
The memos could support claims of obstruction of justice against President Trump, US media say.
In Kazakhstan, victims say relatives and police tell them to stay silent or "leave it with Allah".
Toty Sa'Med can't say more than a few words in Kimbundu but is writing songs in the Angolan language.
Millie Dunn Veasey, who has died aged 100, was in World War Two's only all-female, all-black unit.
In Qatar, over 70% of the population is overweight or obese.
The Ikorodu Kids are a dance troupe from Nigeria who are getting rave reviews from celebrities.
Trump's son-in-law prefers staying in the background - what influence does he have on the president?
Vladimir Putin seeks another six-year term, facing off against seven other candidates.
A US attorney general is investigating reports that millions of Facebook profiles were accessed.
A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island take suspected illegal migrants to police.
Moscow said the Czech Republic was one of four nations most likely to have made a deadly nerve agent.
The aim of the stings was to obtain money transfers to foreign bank accounts, reports say.
Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China.
Russia has expelled 23 British diplomats. But what happens when you're asked to leave a country?
Piles of rubbish collected by local guides are being shipped to the capital for recycling.
More than 150,000 people have reportedly fled Afrin in northern Syria as Turkish forces close in.
The Mauritian president has been attacked for spending large sums on a charity-provided bank card.
A search for those unaccounted for is under way off the Aegean island of Agathonisi.
The star was overcome with emotion as fans lined Hollywood Boulevard to help celebrate.
UFC star Paige Vanzant tells Newsbeat the extreme measures she took to reduce her weight.
Parliament promotes former anti-corruption investigator Wang Qishan to the vice presidency.
But transport officials did not hear the voicemail until after the bridge collapsed killing six.
The move comes amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on an-ex spy and his daughter in the UK.
The legal filings mark the first time the president has become directly involved in the case.
Naomi Osaka and Daria Kasatkina will contest Sunday's BNP Paribas Open final at Indian Wells after shock semi-final victories over Simona Halep and Venus Williams respectively.
Safety advice issued after murder inquiry was launched into the death of Russian businessman, Nikolai Glushkov.
The justice department fires the FBI's ex-deputy director, whom President Trump had accused of bias.
Artists say the government is using controversial anti-terror laws to curb free speech, writes Guy Hedgecoe in Madrid.
The Academy has launched an inquiry into its own president, John Bailey, Hollywood media report.
As the Syrian government tightens its noose around the enclave, medical staff describe working in "hell on earth".
Keith Moore wants his Swedish-born son to be bilingual. But he wasn't prepared for the language barrier in the farmyard.
There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.
DeAndre Harris was reportedly cleared of assault charges related to the incident in which he was beaten.
After Tillerson's quick exit - who will be part of high-stakes talks with North Korea?
About 65,000 people attended anti-government protests in Bratislava, organisers say.
Swiss pianist Gabriel Arnold performs for tourists on an icebreaker in Scandinavia's Gulf of Bothnia.
The voice of JFK has been used to reconstruct the speech he was due to deliver on the day he was assassinated.
A record number of women were nominated at the recent British Animation Awards, but men still dominate the industry.
Mohammad Shafia and Tooba Yahya, convicted of "honour killings", will be deported to Afghanistan.
A US city settles with a couple after police publicly called the woman's 2015 abduction a "hoax".
Two soldiers die in what the Israeli military says was a deliberate attack on its troops.
Weddings in Uzbekistan are lavish affairs, some with motorcades and hundreds of guests.
Tens of thousands gathered to demand justice for Marielle Franco.
UK police launch murder investigation after death of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov in south-west London
Overturning a ban on important hunting trophies threaten elephants, says Ian Khama.
Several people were injured when the out of control lift started going backwards fast, in Georgia.
Police say the operation in Miami has shifted from rescue to body recovery.
Irrfan Khan has acted in more than 100 films, including Slumdog Millionaire and The Amazing Spider-Man.
Virtual cash and digital payment systems are becoming embedded in cyber-crime, suggests research.
South Africa's former president faces 18 corruption charges linked to a 1999 arms deal.
A television show darkened models' faces and asked contestants to "transform" them into beautiful brides.
The remarks by the new interior minister put him on a collision course with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The young man who announced free rides for struggling pensioners sparked praise within his township.
The hospital says the flight attendant died soon after being admitted to the facility.
Daler Mehndi was convicted for trafficking people, disguised as members of his dance troupe, abroad.
The artist reveals a new artwork in New York, drawing attention to a jailed Turkish artist.
The alliance's head says the UK is "not alone", as police say 131 people may have been exposed to the nerve agent.
The former Zimbabwe leader holds his first press conference since being ousted from power.
State TV and Russian social media users react to poisoning with alternative takes and scenarios.
Up to 50,000 people are said to have fled parallel advances by Turkish and Syrian government forces.
He shot to fame after his picture appeared on a fake story alleging he had married a snake.
Protesters clash with police after the death of a street vendor who they say was chased by officers.
Both the UK and Malaysia faced nerve agent attacks on their soil, but they responded very differently.
There is speculation the visit is part of preparations for a recently announced US-North Korea summit.
Rescuers are now at the scene, the US army says, amid reports that seven US soldiers were on board.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Vanessa Trump is reportedly seeking an uncontested divorce from Donald Trump Jr in New York's court.
The town of Karabash used to be at the heart of the Russian copper industry but has fallen on hard times.
Meet the people who are taking matters into their own hands.
Seven-year-old Rouaa has lived most of her life in a refugee camp and dreams of a better life.
Why one disabled BBC journalist has found the reporting of Stephen Hawking's death troubling.
Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe calls on his country to "undo" his fall from power.
The government wanted migrants to accept money and a plane ticket to leave voluntarily or face jail.
A plan to open the nation's first safe consumption sites for drug use has split Seattle residents - here's what both sides have to say.
Do you know your Nad Tatrou sa blýska from your Zdravljica, your slovenčina from your slovenščina?
Rescue workers can be seen looking for survivors at Florida International University.
People are reportedly trapped under the buckled span, which only went up on Saturday.
The BBC's Gordon Corera considers the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury.
7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?
Peter Frederiksen is handed two life sentences after women's genitals were found in his freezer.
The singer says Snapchat "let us down" over an advert that asked users if they would slap her.
The daughter of King Salman is accused of ordering a bodyguard to beat up a worker at a Paris flat.
The president reportedly told donors: "I said, 'Wrong, Justin... I didn't even know. I had no idea."
How a woman came up with an idea that could have revolutionised blood testing - if it had worked.