Women in Raqqa ‘fed to hyenas’ for defying Islamic State
BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith speaks to director Steven Spielberg about his new Cold War thriller Bridge of Spies, the power of TV, and the trickiest actor he has ever worked with.
The hostage situation in the French town of Roubaix, near Belgium, has ended, with the hostages now safe, local officials say.
The Amazon.com entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has claimed success on the second flight of his New Shepard spaceship.
Paris's chief prosecutor says the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was near the Bataclan theatre while a siege was taking place.
President Putin condemns the downing of a Russian warplane on the Turkish-Syrian border, and threatens Turkey with "serious consequences".
An email raises questions about Lord Coe's role in the decision to award the 2021 World Championships to Eugene earlier this year.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the downing of a Russian warplane is ''fully in line with Turkey's rules of engagement''.
Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year, is charged with murder.
The US-led coalition launches about two combat aircraft sorties per hour against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, but how does that compare to previous aerial campaigns?
A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US is sentenced to 40 years in jail for plotting attacks in Manchester, New York and Copenhagen.
The jury in the perjury trial in London of ex-New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns retires to consider its verdict.
Five people, including two investigative journalists and a Spanish priest, go on trial in the Vatican over the leaking of secret documents.
Migrants on Greek border with Macedonia tearfully plea to be allowed to pass
Security is tight as the French and US presidents meet to step up the offensive against the so-called Islamic State militant group.
Russian President Vladimir Putin fiercely condemns the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.
How rain delayed an execution - for now
Pakistani fighter pilot Marium Mukhtiar dies in a training crash, the country's first combat-ready female pilot to be killed in service.
Pirates have attacked Thai and Iranian fishing trawlers off Somalia's coast, seizing the crew of one of them, maritime experts and residents say.
The US Secretary of State has denounced as "acts of terrorism" a wave of Palestinian attacks targeting Israelis, while on a visit to Jerusalem.