Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
Hundreds of people have descended on Folkestone beach in a bid to get their hands on a share of buried gold worth £10,000.
Russia responds to a Canadian geography lesson
A study of genetic sequences sheds new light on the colonisation of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.
Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak.
Nato releases satellite images which it says show Russian forces inside Ukraine to help rebels fight government troops - a claim Russia denies.
The number of Chinese visitors to Japan dropped dramatically after the government of Prime Minister Abe ShinzÅ nationalized the Senkaku Islands on September 11, 2012. (nippon.com)
Pakistani police name Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a suspect in the murder of 14 followers of an anti-government cleric in Lahore, officials say.
Inspections of the children's services at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal are to be carried out early, as the deputy police and crime commissioner resigns and calls for her boss Shaun Wright to go.
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday it has picked anime director Hayao Miyazaki as one of three recipients of its Honorary Award this year. (Japan Times)
Japan's vital signs remained weak in July, as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy. (washingtonpost.com)
Japan hanged two death row inmates Friday in the 10th and 11th executions since the December 2012 launch of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's current government, a source close to the matter said. (Kyodo)
Liverpool are drawn against defending champions Real Madrid as Manchester City get a tough draw in the Champions League.
Zambia's leader sacks his justice minister, seen as a potential successor, amid rumours the president is gravely ill.
A gold-rush starts at a beach in Kent where a German artist buried £10,000 worth of bullion as part of an arts festival.
Caf declares there will be no further changes to September's Nations Cup qualifiers despite some relocation requests over Ebola fears.
Great British Bake Off contestant Diana Beard has left the show, but the BBC says her exit was due to illness, not a controversy over the latest episode.
Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United.