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Sheikh Al Thani says "we are open to dialogue" in his first address since four neighbours cut ties.
The former Wall Street financier said he was sorry for calling Mr Trump a "hack politician" in 2015.
Officials reportedly entered a hotel room where members of a travelling equestrian show were staying.
The US says it will investigate the incident in Helmand, where 10 policemen were reportedly killed.
Princess Charlotte and her family ended their visit to Germany with a visit to an Airbus factory.
Madame Tussauds seems to have bowed to pressure over its latest Beyonce wax work.
It follows tension over the place known to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif, and to Jews as the Temple Mount.
Cholera has swept through Yemen faster than any other country on record this year.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer quits after objecting to the appointment of a new communications boss - US media.
AbbieGail Smith's loved ones fear they will not be allowed to attend her funeral on Sunday.
Turkey's president says Germany should "sort itself out", as Berlin vows to review their arms deals.
The comments by the painter's foundation come after his body was exhumed to settle a paternity case.
How the law, politics and practicalities could affect the process of the UK leaving the EU.
Three Chinese warships will practise with the Russian navy off Kaliningrad.
The public voted, and this time the name will stick. But what is it?
The fans who are willing to wait all night for a glimpse of their favourite star.
A viral video in Indonesia showed a crocodile returning a man's body after being 'summoned' by a charmer.
Government auditors say food is contaminated and stored in the open, attracting flies and rats.
Beijing's Culture Bureau said it was not appropriate to allow in entertainers who have engaged in "bad behaviour."
Five Florida teenagers watched a man drowning - but did nothing to help. Can they be prosecuted?
Hezbollah and Syrian forces launch "open-ended" operation against militant groups on Lebanon border.
Deputy head teacher Sarah Hay is the world number one woman jouster.
The count in Papua New Guinea's election is delayed in one province following accusations of witchcraft.
The US says it was the most serious fighting in eastern Ukraine so far this year.
The German giant claims a Russian business broke sanctions by shipping its turbines to Crimea.
A Chinese school is being criticised by parents and social media users for making children bring an iPad.
Japan woke up on Friday morning to intense scrutiny of its First Lady's proficiency in English.
Justine Damond's case has shocked Minneapolis, but it is being watched as closely in her home country.
US to ban American tourists from visiting North Korea for 30 days from next week, tourist agencies report
Some Palestinians call for a "day of rage" over metal detectors at the Old City holy site.
Abhishek Prasad played the instrument to help doctors treat involuntary muscle spasms in his hand.
Reports say Mark Corallo disagreed with the strategy to discredit the team leading the Russia probe.
Agreement includes strict measures to prevent pests and plant diseases being brought into China.
An innovative Indian effort to increase its tiny Parsi population shows signs of success.
An Australian woman's shooting was caused by the "actions of one individual", the police chief says.
Take a tour of Panmunjom - in the demilitarized border zone where North and South Korea meet for talks.
Samples are taken from the painter's body to settle a paternity case brought by a tarot card reader.
No casualties have been reported following a 6.7-magnitude quake off the country's Aegean coast.
The secret to an HIV vaccine may be in a cow's tummy, US researchers say.
Our correspondent visits the ancient city of Harar as it celebrates its 1,010th anniversary.
After Colombia legally recognises a union between three men, will polyamorous marriages follow?
Three men from Colombia speak to BBC World Service about life as a polyamorous throuple, after having their romantic union officially recognised.
Muslim Uighurs detained by Egyptian police fear harsh treatment if they are deported to China.
A half-mile stretch of rail track in Philadelphia has become a refuge for hundreds of addicts, but the city is about to descend.
The bag was used by astronaut Neil Armstrong to collect the first ever samples of the Moon in 1969.
As President Trump finishes his first half-year in office, we look at which campaign promises he's fulfilled.
His decrees aim to maintain "the highest readiness levels to keep up with the latest developments".
An emotional OJ Simpson cannot contain his relief as he is granted parole after nine years in prison.
A 10-year-old boy's stumble unearthed a prehistoric skull, which he then got the chance to help excavate.
Former sports star and actor OJ Simpson is granted parole after serving almost nine years in prison for armed robbery.
Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41, LA County coroner says.
Former US football star OJ Simpson asks to be released from a Nevada prison after nine years.
Utility workers called 911 as the homeowner methodically fired at all the tyres on their vehicles.
US President Donald Trump gave a wide-ranging interview which threw up some surprising nuggets.
"I think, under our laws, he should be serving life in prison," says Jeffrey Toobin
Emmanuel Igunza reports from the ancient city of Harar in Ethiopia, where it appears man and hyena have evolved a mutually beneficial - if unlikely arrangement.
The former NFL running back and actor is appealing for his freedom after nine years in a Nevada prison.
Critics say the bill is a threat to the rule of law, giving control of the judiciary to politicians.
The oil giant must pay $2m for engaging with Russia despite US sanctions on that country over Crimea.
Wade Seago tells the BBC he had no choice but to kill the beast which was terrifying his daughter.
Jeff Sessions says he will continue to serve President Trump despite a stinging rebuke.
A US congressman asked scientists if the Red Planet could have been occupied "thousands of years ago".
Xanda, the six-year-old son of Cecil the lion, meets a similar sad end at the hands of trophy hunters.
The six teenagers were taking part in an international robotics competition held in Washington DC.
Children and the elderly are at risk from the country's worst drought since 2001, the UN says.
A lawyer for the family of an Australian woman who was shot dead dismisses officers' "ambush" fears.
Emirati diplomat Omar Saif Ghobash claims Qatari links to al-Qaeda.
The AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces were known for trade in drugs, weapons and malware.
'A prince assaults citizens' is tweeted more than 200,000 times in the Arab world in 24 hours
As OJ Simpson faces parole, here is a recap of the footballing hero whose downfall gripped America.
For years, the Mafia Capital gang's tentacles stretched deep inside Rome's City Hall.
It's extraordinary so many Indians don't know enough about their new president, said a Dalit writer.
US officials say the move is part of an effort to improve ties with Russia, Bashar al-Assad's ally.
Despacito, the most-streamed song of all time, is banned from state stations over its "sexy" lyrics.
German citizens and firms are advised that they face risks in Turkey following "arbitrary" arrests.
The head of the Organization of American States denounces the government's "repressive tactics".
"A lot was said about this, but in the end we played some music," Thom Yorke told fans in Tel Aviv.
A tarot card reader from Girona is hoping to prove she is Dali's only child- and heir.
Barbara Weldens collapses mid-concert with one report suggesting she was electrocuted.
Saudi Arabian Airlines says US authorities have lifted restrictions on laptops in cabins at two airports.
Tallinn ditches Russia-based method of measuring heights above sea level, adding up to 24cm to some areas.
The president says the actions of Jeff Sessions over Russia inquiries were "very unfair" to him.
Glenna Duram shot her husband five times before attempting suicide in a case witnessed by a parrot.
The three-time world champion is pulled from a competition in South Africa after a shark sighting.
The three will answer questions about Russia's alleged interference in last year's election.
Mick Flanning was back at the beach where he was attacked by a shark in 2015.
What do you do if it's way too hot but you just can't stay away from your favourite boardgame?
Scientists unearth evidence that Aboriginal people may have entered Australia over 65,000 years ago.
The two sides did not issue a joint statement and cancelled press conferences.
Amnesty International says that the suspects are subjected to severe beatings and drowning.
The veteran US Republican senator had undergone a procedure to remove a blood clot last week.
A presidential commission's meeting "to hear the voice of the American voter" is invite-only.
Money, cars and property will be frozen after the former president was found guilty of corruption.
Warships sailing from the Black Sea to Syria pass through the centre of one of Europe's biggest cities - where amateur ship spotters watch their every move.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.
Andrew Harding reports on the family accused of buying political influence in South Africa and the British PR firm mixed up in the scandal
Chinese authorities also appear to have stopped users sending photos and voice messages.
The number of workplace huggers is said to be on the rise, but it is still a social - and legal - minefield.
A 1.5-tonne slab will have to be moved to allow DNA testing to settle the contentious claim.
Pavel Sheremet's friends say they are making more progress investigating his murder than the police.