US consumer spending slowed in March but still rose by more than predicted, figures show, providing an unexpected boost to the economy.
Londoners Suneet Jeerh, Grant Cameron and Karl Williams are found guilty of drug offences in Dubai and jailed for four years.
Colombia is the country with the highest number of internally displaced people, according to a report by the Norwegian Refugee Council.
The troubled Darfur region in western Sudan will host the 2013 Cecafa Club Championships in June.
Sir Bradley Wiggins believes winning the Giro d'Italia could be tougher than his historic 2012 Tour de France win.
Marina Chapman claims she was raised by a group of capuchin monkeys in Colombia.
Spain has been struck by unseasonal weather which has seen snow falling across the country.
Country music legend George Jones' funeral will be held at the famous Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and will be open to fans, it is announced.
An extreme artist has been performing aerial acrobatics from a beam hundreds of metres above a grand canyon in central China.
Botswana President Ian Khama has received stitches after a caged cheetah hurt him in a "freak accident" at an army barracks, officials say.
LG starts taking orders for the world's first curved OLED television and plans to begin deliveries next month.
The family of Sarabjit Singh, a high-profile Indian prisoner on death row who was attacked by inmates in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail on Friday, have visited him in hospital.
A Dutch man accused of mounting one of the biggest cyber-attacks was able to target networks from the back of a van, police say.
Santander's chief executive Alfredo Saenz steps down after a legal battle, and is replaced by Javier Marin.
At least 18 people are killed and dozens injured as five car bombs hit Shia-majority provinces in southern Iraq, officials say.
An official commission in Burma recommends doubling the number of security forces in the western state of Rakhine, which saw deadly communal clashes last year.
A fall in confidence in the eurozone economies for a second consecutive month in April increases the likelihood of a cut in interest rates later this week.
Ten years on, no end in sight to Sudan conflict
EU states are to vote on a proposal to restrict the use of pesticides linked to bee deaths in scientific studies.
Only Lovers Left Alive, the latest film from US director Jim Jarmusch, is added to the official competition line-up at this year's Cannes Film Festival.