An ancient Pakistani sculpture depicting Buddha's footprints has been handed over to Pakistani officials after it was smuggled into the US.
People are increasingly identifying themselves as global rather than national citizens, a BBC World Service poll suggests.
Nepal's craftspeople have been vital in the reconstruction of historic temples and monuments, using skills that have been passed down the generations.
What's life like for thousands of migrants stuck in Greece?
How nationalists are reshaping Europe's politics
Changing attitudes in one German refugee city
Why a junction near Jerusalem is so dangerous
Anti-poaching activists accuse Japan of fuelling the illegal ivory trade by allowing tusks to be legally registered.
China's push for driverless cars accelerates
Technology and innovation driving traditional sari makers out of business in Varanasi, India.
With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games get under way in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympic flame has been handed over in Athens to the Brazilian authorities.
Fire engulfs a rail trestle bridge in Mayerthorpe in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announces former contender Carly Fiorina as his running mate.
Bobbi Kristina Brown's drug use "got really bad" before she died, her boyfriend Nick Gordon says.
Concern over imprisoned teenager in Egypt
A federal judge has sentenced Dennis Hastert to 15 months in prison, calling the former House Speaker "a serial child molester".
Journalist and author Joshua Hammer talks about his book, Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu, which describes how historians saved thousands of ancient Islamic texts from Al Qaeda militants.
A suicide bomber blows herself up in the western Turkish city of Bursa, killing one and injuring 10, local media say.
Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam appears before a French judge hours after his extradition from Belgium.
Russia's president urges space officials to fix "hitches" after travelling across the country to see the first rocket launch from a new cosmodrome - only for it to be delayed.