US President Barack Obama has announced that the US is fully lifting its embargo on arms exports to Vietnam.
Firefighters rescue a handful of ducklings that had fallen into a cesspit in Auckland, New Zealand, reuniting them with their mother.
BBC science correspondent Rebecca Morelle travels to China to take a close up tour of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope - or Fast for short.
Drone footage shows tourists catching an unusual sight in Shark Bay, Australia - dozens of tiger sharks feeding on a dead whale.
Many Syrian refugees have moved to Turkey, and many children are now enrolled in schools there.
India launches an unmanned model space shuttle into orbit, joining the race to develop reusable space crafts.
At least 17 schoolgirls, aged between five and 13, are killed by a fire at their dormitory in northern Thailand.
Libyan coastguards say they intercepted boats carrying 850 migrants trying to reach Europe, as Turkey prepares to host a UN humanitarian conference.
A volcano in western Indonesia erupts, killing seven people and leaving two more in hospital.
The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez are laid to rest in the Colombian city of Cartagena.
President Obama arrives in Vietnam at the start of a visit to the country.
Australian shooter Michael Diamond has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk with a shotgun and ammunition following a domestic dispute.
James Hinchcliffe secures pole position for the 100th Indianapolis 500, a year after suffering a serious injury at the same race.
The growing men's movement against all-male 'dude-fests'
Mementos of a mother seeking justice for dead son
The young designer using transgender sari models
Vietnamese want their voices heard as Obama visits
Votes are being counted in Austria in a presidential race that is proving to be very close.
Axa, the world's largest insurer, plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry to help highlight the human and economic cost of smoking.
The far-right and independent candidates in Austria's presidential run-off are neck-and-neck with the result depending on postal ballots.