The leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour is likely to have been killed in a US air strike on the Afghan-Pakistani border, officials say.
The people of mainly Muslim Tajikistan vote on banning religion-based parties, in a poll likely to strengthen the president's power.
Protesters from Sadr City have breached Baghdad's Green Zone for the second time in three weeks.
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, has landed in Dayton, Ohio, after flying from Oklahoma on the latest leg of its round-the-world journey.
Violent protests break out in Chile during the annual state-of-the-nation address by President Michelle Bachelet.
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As the AK Party meets to confirm President Erdogan's choice as new PM, Turkish voters tell the BBC their views.
The top US commander for the Middle East secretly visited northern Syria on Saturday, officials say, to meet Arab and Kurdish rebel forces.
Manchester United are ready to replace manager Louis van Gaal with former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, despite their FA Cup win.
Ten members of the European Parliament visit Greece to see how the deal between the European Union and Turkey has led to a dramatic reduction in new migrants.
A cyclone batters coastal areas of Bangladesh, forcing half a million people to flee their homes and leaving at least 24 dead.
Four diners escaped serious injury when a car ploughed into a Shanghai restaurant.
Families of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over eastern Ukraine file a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin.
A lesbian couple who were wrongfully arrested and jailed after kissing are awarded thousands of US dollars in damages by a court in Hawaii.
The Egyptian military releases images of life vests and other items found during the search for missing EgyptAir flight MS804.