Thai police say they have arrested some unexpected lawbreakers during an anti-gambling raid - 32 elderly bridge players, including 12 Britons.
Lyse Doucet reports on Jordan's struggle to reconcile pressure to help even more refugees with the potential risk to its own security.
Australian Anglican and United churches offer sanctuary to asylum seekers who face deportation to Nauru after a High Court ruling.
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says he will turn himself over to UK police if a UN panel rules he has not been unlawfully detained on Friday.
A critically endangered radiated tortoise is missing from a zoo in Perth, Western Australia, with fears it could have been stolen for the pet trade.
North Korea appears to be preparing to launch a long-range missile, according to South Korea's defence ministry and Japanese media.
Hillary Clinton has defended her progressive record after Democratic rival Bernie Sanders mounted an attack on her links to Wall Street.
The long-awaited Trans Pacific Partnership, one of the biggest multinational trade deals ever, is formally signed in Auckland, New Zealand.
Syria's government and opposition blame each other for the suspension of talks aimed at ending the country's brutal five-year conflict.
Shedding light on civilian cost of US-led air campaign in Syria
Caroline Hawley looks at the shocking statistics that now define the Syrian conflict.
Paul Adams reports from the island of Gotland on why Sweden is concerned about Russian provocation.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff declares war on mosquitoes responsible for spreading the Zika virus in a recorded TV message to the nation.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says he will ask President Obama to help implement an imminent peace agreement with the Farc.
US prosecutors can proceed with a sexual assault charge against comedian Bill Cosby, a judge in Pennsylvania rules.
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Sweden boosts defences over Russian menace
Shock video appears to show officers running away before killing.
David Sweat, who escaped from a New York prison in 2015, sparking a three-week manhunt, appears in court.