Unlike straight couples, gay refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria face an uphill struggle to stay together.
China's ICBC Standard Bank, the world's biggest bank by assets, agrees to buy a massive vault in London as it looks to grow its gold and precious metals business.
In a major genetic study, scientists trace the historic global spread of a cancer transmitted between mating dogs.
A dinghy carrying 112 migrants en route to Europe has been intercepted off Libya's coast.
Traditional Palestinian industries struggle to survive in West Bank
Austrian election debate turns to 'slugfest'
The BBC's Michelle Fleury put nutritional drink Soylent to the taste test on the streets of New York.
Not just Mandela - other ways the CIA has meddled in Africa
Migrant fence plan alarms border village in the Alps
A Lebanese village celebrates Brazil's new president
Why violence dominates Keralan politics
Three young Republicans tell the BBC's Barbara Plett-Usher why their party's presumptive nominee doesn't represent them.
An Aleppo resident tells BBC News that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has achieved nothing by bombing the city.
Is migration making Eurovision unfair?
After losing his job, Wahyudi Riyanto decided to start selling homemade superhero costumes in Jakarta.
Officials at Yellowstone National Park reveal that they had to put down a newborn bison after some tourists put it in the boot of their car.
Police in Chicago say Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has been found after being reported missing on a bike ride on Sunday.
A Ukrainian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hacking and insider trading scheme, US officials say.
The authorities in Yemen's second city of Aden ban the sale of the popular stimulant khat on weekdays, citing security, social and health concerns.
The US and other world powers say they are ready to arm Libya's unity government to help it fight the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group.