Islamic State group defeated as final territory lost, US-backed forces say
US-backed forces say IS is defeated in its last stronghold, but the group remains a major threat.
Trump-Russia: Special counsel Robert Mueller delivers report
Special counsel Robert Mueller will not recommend further charges, a justice department official says.
Cyclone Idai: More bodies under floodwater - UN
At least 417 people have now been declared dead in Mozambique a week after Cyclone Idai hit.
Italy joins China's New Silk Road project
Italy is the first G7 country to sign up to China's global investment programme, despite Western concerns.
Michael Jackson: Barbra Streisand criticised for abuse comments
Barbra Streisand says she believes the abuse claims but said it "didn't kill" the victims.
Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark
The number of planets detected around other stars - or exoplanets - is set to hit the 4,000 mark.
Cyclone Trevor hits Australia's northern coast, bringing torrential rains
A state of emergency is declared as thousands evacuate their homes in northern and western Australia.
Dozens of Mali villagers killed by gunmen
Attackers dressed as traditional hunters target Fulani villagers in the Mopti region, reports say.
China chemical blast: Survivor found but toll rises again
Firefighters pull a man from the rubble days on from the explosion but the death toll rises again.
Norway cruise ship evacuated after engine problems
About 1,300 people are being evacuated from the cruise ship after it suffered engine trouble.
Policeman Michael Rosfeld acquitted of killing black teen
Michael Rosfeld shot the unarmed 17-year-old Antwon Rose in the back as he tried to flee police.
Smuggled orangutan seized at Bali airport
A Russian is arrested on suspicion of trying to take it back home to keep as a pet.
Is this the end for Islamic State?
As US-backed forces say the militants have been defeated, Paul Adams looks at whether the group could still cause damage.
China chemical plant explosion: 'The blast smashed it all'
Dozens have died and hundreds of people were injured in the explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China.
Christchurch shootings: 'Thank you for your tears... your love'
Imam Gamal Fouda thanks the people of New Zealand in a ceremony marking one week since the Christchurch attacks.
Christchurch attack: Survivor recounts attack
Mazharuddin Syed Ahmed survived the Christchurch attack in which 50 people died.
ICYMI: Escape from an avalanche and a tidy mouse
A look at some of the stories you may have missed this week.
Yemen's ancient city where people escape civil war
Tens of thousands of Yemenis have died, but in amongst the conflict there is one place that’s prospering – the city of Marib.
Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe's desperate search for the missing
Communities in Zimbabwe continue to search through rubble for family members missing after the storm.
'Obscene' beer label causes row in Russia
A Russian brewery is under fire for its sado-masochistic bottle label.
Estonia warns anglers off thin ice
Estonian anglers have been caught fishing on thawing ice despite ban.
Chinese uni trades canteen discount for workout
A university in China is rewarding physical exercise with food discounts in its campus canteen.
Caliphate defeated but IS remains a threat
Maps and charts following the rise and fall of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
Pete Buttigieg: Why would an American learn Norwegian?
"Mayor Pete" can speak seven languages but for other presidential wannabes, being bilingual is not always a plus.