May Day marked in different ways around the world.
Colombia deports alleged drug lord Gerson Galvez, known as Caracol or The Snail and described as one of the region's most feared criminals, to Peru.
An Australian runner who suffered life-threatening burns when she was caught in a bushfire during a race finishes a gruelling Ironman triathlon.
Puerto Rico's governor says the territory will not make a debt repayment on Monday after a weekend of crunch talks to resolve the financial crisis end without a deal.
Scientists in Brazil say the Zika virus may be more dangerous than previously thought.
Superhero fans rally to keep The Flash's love interest black
Paris steps up its drive against the car
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An American cruise ship is sailing to Cuba from the United States, the first such trip in more than five decades.
A freight train derails in Washington DC, spilling hazardous liquid, but no injuries are reported and no evacuation orders are issued.
The president of Iran congratulates voters on electing a record number of women to parliament since before the 1979 Islamic revolution.
The ruling party in North Korea is due to hold its first congress in nearly 40 years, when Kim Jong-Un will be officially proclaimed as the country's Supreme Leader.
Shia Muslim activists who occupied Iraq's parliament on Saturday begin to leave Baghdad's government district after a call by their leaders.
Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been released at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa.
A little less conversation in North Korea
US President Barack Obama's elder daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in 2017, after taking a gap year.
French police clash with demonstrators in Paris during a May Day parade organised by trade unions to protest against a controversial labour bill.
The German right-wing Alternative fur Deutschland adopts an explicitly anti-Islam policy at a party conference marred by clashes.
Barack Obama stars in spoof retirement video as he nears the end of his second term as President of the United States
A suicide bomber kills two policemen in south-eastern Turkey, in an attack officials blame on a suspected Islamic State militant.