Initial results from Nigeria's election show little separating the two main candidates for the presidency, with full results due on Tuesday.
Last hours of intensive diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme take place in Switzerland ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a long-awaited deal.
Author and broadcaster Stephen Fry swears off Instagram, claiming to have been "hounded off" the photo-sharing service.
At least 10 people are missing, feared dead, in Burundi after landslides which have destroyed hundreds of homes, officials say.
Four people including a British man and two children have been found dead in a flat in Gibraltar, police in the British territory have said.
Everton's Ross Barkley says he is best played as a striker, despite most of his career being as an attacking midfielder.
More than 1,000 men are reportedly arrested in India's Bihar state over the use of impersonators to pass tests for the police force.
Italian online fashion retailer Yoox says it is in merger talks with London-based rival Net-a-Porter.
Incumbent Uzbek President Islam Karimov is re-elected as expected by a landslide in a vote criticised by international watchdogs.
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A blogger has been hacked to death in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, weeks after a prominent atheist writer was killed in a similar attack.
A firefighter in California is in a critical condition after falling through a roof while tackling a house fire.
Brazil's ex-leader Fernando Henrique Cardoso is the latest former president to join a team defending jailed Venezuelan opposition leaders.
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A former senior hospital nurse admits raping, sexually assaulting and spying on female patients including some who were unconscious.
A colonial-era statue of Cecil Rhodes on a South African university campus has been boarded up after student protests.
In his first remarks since his final acquittal of UK student Meredith Kercher's murder, Raffaele Sollecito says he will be "marked for life" by the ordeal.
A week after the death of singer Lil' Chris, his family said he had "mental health issues" and a "huge personality".
Details including passport numbers and Visa numbers were accidentally emailed to the organisers of a football tournament in Australia by a government official.
Organisers of a friendly match between El Salvador and Argentina apologise for playing the Isle of Man's anthem by mistake.