Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis causes a fresh furore after telling a newspaper he taped a private meeting of his eurozone counterparts.
Convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan is to appear at a Dubai awards show, organisers say, despite awaiting court permission to travel.
Black Sabbath receive a lifetime achievement prize at the Ivor Novello songwriting awards, with honours also going to Ed Sheeran and Clean Bandit.
Officials in Myanmar say they will attend an emergency meeting in Thailand as the region tries to address the growing migrant crisis.
Rail unions call off a national strike, planned for the bank holiday, after receiving a "revised offer" in their pay dispute with Network Rail.
Qatar 2022 World Cup migrant workers speak out
Islamic State militants in Syria seize the ancient city of Palmyra, monitors say, putting its World Heritage site at risk of destruction.
New research reveals that a girl buried 3,400 years ago in Denmark who became one of the country's best-known Bronze Age relics was probably born in Germany.
Images from Pakistan as it prepares for its first international cricket match in six years when it plays Zimbabwe in Lahore on Friday.
Three Brazilian athletes are suspended after appearing to make racist comments on video about a black team-mate, prompting an investigation.
Deutsche Bank encountered anger from its shareholders at its annual general meeting on Thursday
Pakistan charges 106 people with murder after a Christian couple is beaten and burnt to death following allegations of blasphemy.
A first edition of one of the most important works of the man who inspired the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther, is discovered in a library in France.
Thousands of people who have fled Ramadi since the city fell to IS militants, have been left stranded between Ramadi and the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Liverpool cancel a planned meeting with forward Raheem Sterling over comments attributed to the player's agent.
Author JK Rowling feels "fully vindicated and her reputation restored" after the Daily Mail's apology to the author is read out in London's High Court.
Lewis Hamilton finishes seven-tenths clear of the pack in a rain-hit second practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Islamist militants al-Shabab briefly take over a mosque in northern Kenya, preaching for two hours, before disappearing into a nearby forest, locals say.
Model Janice Dickinson is suing comedian Bill Cosby for defamation, alleging Cosby falsely labelled her a liar after she claimed he sexually assaulted her in 1982.
Romania gripped by tensions over illegal logging