Brazil is Latin America’s biggest economy but the country faces a troubling slump, with inflation close to 10% and unemployment rising steadily.
There have been protests in Norway, against a decision to deport a survivor of the 2011 terror attack on the small island of Utoeya.
Lerato Mbele visits a tea farm to find out why Kenya is the world’s largest exporter of the beverage.
The father of slain journalist Alison Parker tells the BBC about the need for gun control in the US to prevent tragedies like Wednesday’s shooting.
The BBC looks at the lives of refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria, now living in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.
In a speech in new Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, US President Barack Obama describes the storm as a natural disaster that “became a man-made disaster”.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s daughter Canon Mpho Tutu speaks about her father’s health, saying she passes on hugs and kisses from well-wishers.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump hits back at accusations he wears a toupee at a rally in Greenville, South Carolina.