The blueberry is a fruit synonymous with the US, but farmers of the wild crop are struggling.
Eusebio Leal was sometimes known as "The Grey Man" for the distinctive loose-fitting grey suits he wore as he walked the streets of Old Havana.
A rabbi has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian man in the Israeli city of Petah Tikva, Israeli police say.
Iran has agreed to give International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors access to two suspected former nuclear sites.
At least 17 dead dolphins have been found on the coast of Mauritius, prompting debates about whether a recent oil spill was to blame.
US President Donald Trump has called for himself and Democratic challenger Joe Biden to submit to drug tests before their first debate next month.
The Australian government is planning to introduce legislation which would enable it to veto agreements made by local governments and public organisations with foreign governments.
Hurricane Laura is expected to cause an "unsurvivable" storm surge, extreme winds and flash floods as it hits the US, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) says.
"Friendships can deteriorate very quickly if you don't invest in them - it probably only takes about three months," says evolutionary psychologist Prof Robin Dunbar.
In picking veteran politician Mike Pence as his vice-president in 2016, Donald Trump went with a safe choice that would also help secure him the evangelical Christian vote.
A sugar-growing community in South Africa is reeling after the bodies of five women aged between 16 and 38 were discovered dumped on farms, writes the BBC's Kyla Herrmannsen.
Over recent weeks, tensions have been rising in the waters of the Eastern Mediterranean, prompted by what seems like a simple rivalry over energy resources.
Africa has been declared free from wild polio by the independent body, the Africa Regional Certification Commission.
Oral sex may create an environment for a common vaginal condition called bacterial vaginosis or BV, according to research in the journal PLoS Biology.
The Kremlin has dismissed accusations that President Vladimir Putin sanctioned the poisoning of critic Alexei Navalny.
Survivors and families of victims of a mosque shooting in New Zealand have spoken out against gunman Brenton Tarrant, in the third day of a four-day sentencing hearing.