The Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil is being peppered with abuse on social media.
Kenyans mourn comedy star Benson Wanjau, known by his TV character's name "Mzee Ojwang", who died too poor to pay his medical bills.
One of the last five Northern White Rhino left in the world has died.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady accuses the NFL of attempting "to hide evidence" in the 'deflate-gate' scandal.
A multinational force fighting Boko Haram militants in West Africa will be able to pursue them across borders, Nigeria says.
Michel Platini says Fifa needs to "turn over a new leaf" after confirming he will be a candidate to be the next president.
India's Supreme Court turns down a final plea for mercy by Yakub Memon, convicted in the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings, clearing the way for his execution.
A German watchdog rules Facebook users in the country can create accounts using false names.
The 13 books longlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize are announced, with previous winner Anne Enright among those in contention.
Organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics are facing a serious challenge to clean polluted waters for sailing and windsurfing events.
There is "strong evidence" Israel committed war crimes in Gaza after a soldier was captured by Hamas in last year's war, Amnesty International says.
New research reveals the key to the unique serrated tooth structure that made carnivorous theropod dinosaurs such successful predators.
Why do people leave their children out of their will?
German carmaker Volkswagen reports a rise in quarterly results but warns of a number of 'challenges' ahead.
Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar has died, Afghan government sources say, but the militant group has not commented.
A bank robber wanted for violating his probation is apprehended by US police after starring in a low-budget horror film using his own name.
South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu returns to hospital a week after being discharged with a persistent infection.
The BBC's Peter Whittlesea explains the route migrants take to gain access to the railway tracks that run through the Channel Tunnel.
A leading bookmaker is refusing to take bets on which artist will record the next James Bond theme song after one customer tried to place a £15,000 wager on Radiohead being selected.
Texas police release video footage of Sandra Bland in custody, showing her movements before she was found dead in her cell.