Hundreds of left-wing demonstrators try to block people entering a German far-right party conference in Stuttgart, as police fire pepper spray into the crowds.
Rescuers in the Kenyan capital Nairobi are searching for people feared trapped after the collapse of a residential building in heavy rain.
Russia accuses a US Air Force jet of switching off its transponder signal over the Baltic on Friday, leading its own jets to intercept it.
UK consumers using their mobile phones in Europe will see cheaper bills from Saturday, as a further cap on roaming charges takes effect.
The Syrian army says it is observing a partial truce in most parts of Syria apart from in the divided second city of Aleppo, where air strikes have been reported.
Hundreds of protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a California hotel, delaying a speech by Republican Party front-runner Donald Trump.
A Colorado woman is sentenced to 100 years in prison for cutting a nearly eight-month-old foetus from a stranger's womb in a brutal attack.
Kenya will set fire to more than 100 tonnes of ivory later to show its commitment to saving Africa's population of elephants, but the move has its critics.
A bomb attack claimed by so-called Islamic State targets Shia pilgrims in Baghdad, killing at least 21 people, Iraqi police and hospital workers say.
Thousands of Argentines stage a noisy protest against job cuts imposed under President Mauricio Macri's economic reforms.
Increasing symptoms of depression in older age could indicate early signs of dementia, say scientists.
A South Sudanese immigrant and prominent high school basketball player in Canada has been arrested after the revelation that his age may be closer to 29 and not 17, officials say.
The actress Allison Janney, who played C.J. Cregg in the Emmy-award winning West Wing, made a surprise White House press briefing.
The Queen and Prince Harry have responded to Barack and Michelle Obama's Invictus Games challenge.
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes begins a week in North Korea with three Nobel laureates and a European prince.
Donald Trump jumped a highway barrier to get to a rally near San Francisco after protesters blocked the entrance.
Dozens of lions, rescued from circuses, are being airlifted from Colombia and Peru to South Africa.
Thirteen people are presumed dead after a crash near Bergen in Norway, in which eyewitnesses say the rotor blades separated from the helicopter.
A medical facility in the Syrian city of Aleppo has reportedly been hit in an air strike - the second this week.
Caitlyn Jenner posts video of female toilet use after Donald Trump supported transgender right to choose which facility to use.
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes hitches a ride to North Korea with three Nobel laureates, hoping to see what has changed in the 12 years since he last visited the isolated nuclear state.
Labour is trying to keep a lid on its anti-Semitism row ahead of Thursday's elections - but a confrontation over its future looks inevitable, writes John Pienaar.
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Cambodia has restarted passenger train services, on one route to coastal tourist areas, after a gap of some 14 years.
The Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator in Switzerland is offline after suffering a short circuit - caused by a weasel.
Oil giant Exxon Mobil reports a 63% slide in first quarter profits following low crude prices, while rival Chevron slumps to a $725m loss.
Investors in Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway will be able to access the "sage of Omaha's" insights live on the internet this year.
The US Supreme Court approves a rule change that could allow law enforcement to remotely search computers located anywhere in the US, and beyond.
Microsoft begins forcing people to use its Bing search engine with the Cortana digital assistant in Windows 10.
Friends of David Gest attend his funeral in London, as it is confirmed a tour planned before he died will go ahead.
Plans to declare 26 May as John Wayne Day in California are rejected in a State Assembly vote over racist comments the actor made in a Playboy interview.
UK astronaut Tim Peake controls a robot vehicle on Earth from the space station, simulating how humans could one day remotely command vehicles on other worlds.
Scientists say sleep patterns previously thought exclusive to mammals and birds are also found in lizards.
A genetic therapy improves the vision of some patients who would otherwise have gone blind.
The first known death in the US to the Zika virus is recorded in Puerto Rico where a 70-year-old has died, say health officials.
Ding Junhui equals the record for centuries by one player in a World Championship match en route to a 14-10 lead over Alan McManus in the semis.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says banks demanded he committed to the club to help secure the loans required to fund the Emirates Stadium.
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President Jacob Zuma should face 783 corruption charges, the High Court rules, adding it was "irrational" of the state prosecutor to drop them in 2009.
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are being flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.
The Pentagon says the bombing of an Afghan hospital that left 42 dead was not a war crime, confirming that 16 US troops will face disciplinary action.
A Hindu tailor once arrested for derogatory comments about Islam has been hacked to death in a district in central Bangladesh, police say.
All 13 people on board a helicopter which crashed near the Norwegian city of Bergen are presumed dead, rescuers say.
The two largest parties in the Republic of Ireland reach agreement on the shape of a future government.
A judge in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, bars nightclubs from opening until they have set up proper health and safety systems following recent drug deaths.
Philip Hammond says he is keen to "forge new links" with Cuba as he becomes the first UK foreign secretary to visit the country since before the communist revolution of 1959.
Iranians vote in the second round of elections which will decide the balance of power between reformists and hardliners in parliament.
A Jordanian official confirms a ban has been lifted on a concert by a Lebanese band that tackles taboos in the Arab world and has a gay lead singer.
Police in the US state in Texas rescue eight children from "horrific abuse" including a two-year-old who was chained to the ground in a yard.
Actor Ryan Reynolds writes an emotional goodbye to a young Canadian fan who died of cancer earlier this week.
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