A village mayor in eastern Germany resigns after threats to march on his house by far-right protesters angry about plans to house asylum seekers.
A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane has completed its first leg.
A regional force recaptures the Nigerian town of Damasak a day after launching an air and ground offensive against militant group Boko Haram, sources say.
Cricket fans in Bangladesh are delighted with their side's performance in knocking England out of the Cricket World Cup.
The head of Argentina's tax authority demands that HSBC repatriate the $3.5bn in funds that it says HSBC helped its clients move offshore.
The director of a biopic about singer Gregg Allman pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a case involving a fatal train crash on the film's set.
West End musicals Memphis and the Carole King-inspired Beautiful lead the nominations at this year's Olivier Awards.
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Zambia's president has to undergo a throat operation abroad, his doctors say, after earlier reporting that he collapsed in public because he had malaria.
A Sri Lankan court issues a travel ban on Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the former president's brother, as a boatload of weapons is investigated.
Rory McIlroy says he has work to do to get his game in shape before going for a career grand slam at the Masters.
As hundreds of soldiers from Chad and Niger cross the border into Nigeria to fight Boko Haram, Thomas Fessy joins US and African soldiers taking part in training exercises in Chad.
A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane completes its first leg, a 12-hour journey in the Gulf to Oman.
Mohammed Emwazi, the man otherwise known as "Jihadi John", wanted to carry out "acts of terrorism" in Tanzania, one of its top officials believes.
Labour accuses the Conservatives of planning "extreme" public spending cuts of £70bn - but David Cameron says Labour would cause more debt and higher taxes.
The number of free schools in England will more than double to over 900 by 2020, if the Conservatives are re-elected, David Cameron has promised.
Vladimir Putin admits for the first time that Russia's annexation of Crimea began weeks before its disputed referendum on self-determination.
A 19-year-old German woman is the first female foreign fighter to be killed fighting Islamic State alongside Kurdish militia groups.
US car giant General Motors (GM) has avoided a potential row with a number of key shareholders by announcing $5bn buy back of its own shares.
Cologne forward Anthony Ujah apologises for grabbing the club mascot Hennes VIII the goat by the horns when celebrating a goal on Sunday.