The Palestinians have formally joined the International Criminal Court (ICC), a key step towards being able to pursue Israelis for alleged war crimes.
President Barack Obama has ordered the creation of a programme that would allow the US government to sanction foreign hackers.
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election Muhammadu Buhari vows that militants Boko Haram will "soon know the strength of our collective will".
A Palestinian man says he was tricked into selling a work by the graffiti artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Some of India's richest businessmen have appointed their wives as company directors to comply with a new law.
Northampton wing George North will miss Saturday's European Champions Cup game with Clermont because of a head injury.
Gary Ross Dahl, an American advertising executive who started a pop culture sensation when he created the Pet Rock in the 1970s, has died at 78.
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, hails a "vote for change" and thanks beaten rival Goodluck Jonathan.
A Mafia boss who faced extradition to serve a prison sentence in Italy has had his sentence dropped after Italian authorities said it had expired.
Google announces that a range of computer-on-a-sticks and laptops costing as low as $149 (£101) are joining its range of Chrome OS devices.
Crimean Tatar media shut down under Russian rule
The publisher and editor of a Malaysian website have been freed on bail after their arrest on suspicion of sedition.
Former German policeman Detlev Guenzel is sentenced to eight years in jail for murdering a businessman he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists.
A South Korean man who attacked the US envoy to Seoul with a knife, slashing his face and arms, is charged with attempted murder.
The funeral ceremony is held in Turkey for a prosecutor taken hostage and killed in a courthouse in Istanbul on Tuesday.
Bolivia's Defence Minister Jorge Ledezma is sacked after he travelled to neighbouring Chile wearing a top with a controversial motto.
Remembering Misao Okawa, the world's oldest woman
The productivity of the UK workforce remains slightly lower than in 2007, marking an "unprecedented absence" of growth in the post-war era, official figures show.
Adrien Broner tweets a video of himself talking to Amir Khan on the phone, hinting at a possible showdown.
A lead investigator into the Germanwings crash calls for anyone with footage of the disaster to hand it over to the authorities.