Gunfire heard in diplomatic area of Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, local media report
Sierra Leone's former army chief, Major-General Nelson Williams, is kidnapped in Nigeria, reportedly while on his way to an event in Kaduna state.
Syrian rebels say they shot down a Syrian air force jet and blamed an al-Qaeda-linked group for killing the pilot.
A US woman is given a suspended jail sentence in Spain for threatening to kill British physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking.
Argentine Juan Martin del Potro knocks fourth seed Stan Wawrinka out of the men's singles at Wimbledon.
A man who stabbed the Mayor of Cologne in the neck a day before she was elected has been convicted of attempted murder and jailed for 14 years.
A US judge blocks a Mississippi law protecting religious objections to same-sex marriage a day before it was due to take effect.
Images of WW1 uniformed men around Britain are being shared on #wearehere as commemorations mark 100 years since the start of the Battle of the Somme.
World powers warn of "perpetual occupation and conflict" between Israel and Palestinian unless both sides take positive action.
Why is foreign investment so important to the future of the UK economy?
Nico Rosberg edges Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a rain-interrupted second practice session at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Like their British colleagues, European commentators have enthusiastically seized on references to Shakespeare to describe the crisis currently engulfing the Conservative Party leadership.
An Indian official has resigned after she and another women's rights advocate were pictured taking a smiling selfie with a rape victim.
A Donegal soldier produced a fascinating illustrated journal of his experiences of World War One.
An Israeli has been killed and three others wounded after their car was fired on in the occupied West Bank, local media say.
Seven men are sentenced to 10 years for raping a schoolgirl in Chad, in a case with political overtones which sparked a wave of protests.
Neymar will stay at Barcelona, after the club announce that he has signed a contract to stay at the Nou Camp until 2021.
How Michael Gove has repeatedly denied ever wanting to be prime minister.
UK and EU politicians send conflicting signals about how the UK's Brexit negotiations should proceed.
Ryan Giggs will leave his role as Manchester United assistant manager, ending a 29-year association with the club.