Two leading presidential hopefuls have been arrested in Uganda for organising meetings without police permission, state media reports.
Mount Sinabung on Sumatra in western Indonesia is continuing to spew clouds of ash into the air and down slopes towards people's homes.
India's Supreme Court orders a federal inquiry into a massive medical school admissions examination scandal in Madhya Pradesh state.
Nasa's spacecraft New Horizons acquires another stunning view of Pluto as it bears down on the dwarf planet, ahead of its 14 July flyby.
Crucial DNA evidence in the case of the murder of two British backpackers cannot be re-tested because it no longer exists, Thai police tell the BBC.
Depending on your perspective, Uber is either a revolutionary way of getting from A to B or an unfair assault on traditional taxi firms.
Fifa bans former executive committee member Chuck Blazer from all football related activity for life.
Business owners in Patras, western Greece, explain what a so-called Grexit might mean for them.
Wales achieve their highest Fifa world ranking, entering the top 10 for the first time, with England one place above them.
More than four million Syrians have now fled into neighbouring countries to escape the war - the worst single refugee crisis in nearly 25 years.
From 'Lost Boy' refugee to South Sudan minister
North Vietnamese veterans tell their stories
Japanese carmaker Honda is recalling 4.5 million more cars globally amid continuing fears of a potentially deadly defect in Takata airbag inflators.
Greece has until the end of Thursday to present new proposals to secure a third bailout and prevent a possible exit from the eurozone.
An Israeli who crossed into Gaza last September might be held by the militant Hamas movement, Israel says.
Manchester United's Robin van Persie to Fenerbahce, Iker Casillas leaves Real Madrid for Porto, Raheem Sterling latest, plus more.
Indian wildlife authorities rescue a three-day-old baby rhinoceros wandering around the Kaziranga national park in Assam
With the new season a month away, chief football writer Phil McNulty looks at which players are most likely to be on the move.
A man has been arrested in New Mexico in the US after allegedly running around in the nude and stealing a police car.
Police in the southern Indian state of Kerala arrest the mother and stepfather of a teenage girl for allegedly forcing her into the sex trade.