The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.
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France's top court suspends burkini ban; operation to evacuate thousands from Syrian town
Deadly blast kills police in Turkey, Bolivia minister killed by miners
Rescue effort continues in Italy, How water on the Earth's surface has changed
Turkey warns Syrian Kurds to pull back, Self-driving taxis hit Singapore roads
The nearby planet that might host life, Banning commercial surrogacy in India
Turkish tanks roll into northern Syria, Gaza's last tiger leaves for South Africa
US Vice President says NATO will protect Baltic countries
Turkey pledges to eradicate IS from northern Syria, Russian anger at Paralympics ban
UN warns of 'unparalleled catastrophe' in Aleppo, US swimmer Lochte loses major sponsors
Malian radical Islamist makes apology in landmark case at International Criminal Court
Turkey suicide bomber 'child aged 12-14', Smallpox eradication pioneer dies
Deadly explosion hits Turkey wedding, Bin Laden raid author to forfeit $7m
Fri 19 Aug 2016
Paul Manafort, campaign manger for Donald Trump, has resigned
Australia blocks Ausgrid sale to China, Delving inside Sting's musical brain
Thu 18 Aug 2016
Russia supports 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo / US swimmers could face charges in Rio
Big car bombs hit two Turkish cities, Wartime poem High Flight remembered 75 years on
Wed 17 Aug 2016
Trump changes his campaign team / Night-long wedding ceremonies banned in Mombasa
Freedom for inmates jailed before failed coup, French PM speaks out on 'burkini' ban
Tue 16 Aug 2016
United States criticises Russia's use of base in Iran to bomb Syrian rebel targets.
How does Russia's use of an Iranian airbase fit into its wider Middle East strategy ?
Mon 15 Aug 2016
How the US Republican presidential nominee plans to combat radical Islamic terrorism
10 years in jail for woman who abducted baby and raised her as her own child
Sun 14 Aug 2016
Kurdish forces advance on IS-held Mosul, Preserving Pompeii
Sat 13 Aug 2016
Knifeman sets fire to Swiss train, Burqas and beards cast off as Manbij freed
Fri 12 Aug 2016
Some question results of Olympics records in Rio; 'burkini' swimwear banned in France
Why did Sergei Ivanov leave his job as head of Russian Presidential administration ?
Thu 11 Aug 2016
Canadian authorities say they've foiled big terror attack, British judge loses her cool.
German Interior Minister sets out measures intended to thwart violent radicals
Wed 10 Aug 2016
Clinton slams Trump's gun remarks; Baltimore police 'discriminate against black people'
3 hours to put out blaze in Baghdad maternity unit, Nauru abuse reports leaked
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