Poachers have killed nearly half of Mozambique's elephants for their ivory in the past five years, according to a conservation group.
Former City trader Tom Hayes is accused of being "dishonest and manipulative" and a "ringmaster" in his alleged attempts to rig Libor rates, a court hears.
Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.
Gareth Bale says he is "looking forward to coming back next season" at Real Madrid despite the departure of manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala is named as the first BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
A senior Farc rebel commander, Roman Ruiz, is believed to be among five Colombian guerrilla fighters killed in a bombing raid on Monday.
The United States returns Italian antiquities, stolen in past decades and recovered in the US, to Italy.
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Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.
West Ham United qualify for next season's Europa League after topping the Premier League Fair Play table.
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A heatwave sweeping India has killed more than 500 people, with most of the deaths in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Fans of NBA team Houston Rockets are trapped overnight by flash floods after watching their team beat Golden State Warriors.
At least 13 people die as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna, with flooding over the border in the United States leaving at least eight dead and 12 missing.
As fears grow that Jordan could be Islamic States's next target the country has been redoubling its efforts to confront the extremist threat on its borders and inside the country.
England appoint Australian Trevor Bayliss, 52, as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.
A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza appeals on Facebook for money to run the country's controversial elections
Irish airline Ryanair reports a 66% rise in net profit as falling oil prices and rising passenger numbers give the company a boost.
A 14-year-old boy is convicted of terrorism offences in Austria, including a bomb plot potentially targeting a railway station in Vienna.