Iraq's Prime Minister is expected to attempt to end the country's political crisis with a cabinet reshuffle.
Russia launches the first rocket from its new Vostochny cosmodrome, following a 24-hour delay that drew the ire of President Vladimir Putin.
The town that is trying to forget a mass killer
The Olympic flame is handed over to the Brazilian authorities, marking 100 days before the Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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".