An Israeli settler has been killed by a Palestinian, who stabbed and shot him, at a bus stop in the northern West Bank.
The governor of Tokyo, Naoki Inose, apologises for critical comments he made about rival Istanbul's bid for the 2020 Olympic Games.
The British Horseracing Authority says anabolic steroid use on racehorses is not widespread in the UK.
As Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates in favour of her son Prince Willem-Alexander - questions are being asked about the future of monarchs elsewhere in Europe.
The wife of a prominent Laos civil society leader who disappeared four months ago while driving home has urged that more be done to find her husband.
Oil giant BP reports a fall in underlying profits for the first three months of the year, but the figure still beat analysts' expectations.
Spain's economy shrank for a seventh consecutive quarter between January and March as domestic demand slumped.
Amnesty International accuses Sri Lanka of intensifying a crackdown on dissent and urges the Commonwealth not to hold its summit there unless the human rights situation improves.
An enormous hurricane at Saturn's northern reaches - with an eye 2,000km across - has been pictured by the Cassini spacecraft.
Four debut productions on Broadway have made more than $1m in box office sales ahead of this year's Tony nominations, figures show.
More than 10,000 serious violent crimes in England and Wales were dealt with informally last year, despite ACPO guidelines to the contrary.
Male prisoners in England and Wales will have to work harder from November to "actively earn privileges" such as TVs in cells, the Ministry of Justice says.
The FBI removes evidence including DNA samples from the home where the widow of Boston Marathon bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been living.
The imprisoned nephew of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is suffering from appendicitis and has been denied medical parole, his father says.
A team at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) has launched a project to re-create the first web page.
Fears about security across Pakistan in the run-up to the general elections next month are mounting as the Taliban continues to target candidates who speak out against the group.
Swiss bank UBS returned to profit in the first three months of the year, after racking up big losses related to the Libor scandal at the end of 2012.
The US and South Korea wrap up "Foal Eagle", the joint military drills that took place amid high tensions with North Korea.
US carmaker Ford becomes the latest foreign company to announce plans to enter the Burmese market, after investment sanctions are suspended.
Amanda Knox - who is facing a retrial over the killing of Briton Meredith Kercher in 2007 - goes on US TV to publicly proclaim her innocence.