Rescuers in central Sri Lanka are searching for scores of people missing after massive landslides caused by days of heavy rain.
A gold ring and necklace have been discovered hidden beneath the fake base of an enamel cup, which has been kept at the museum in Auschwitz for 70 years.
Palestinian leaders formally open a new national museum in the occupied West Bank, even though it does not yet have any exhibits.
The Zika virus could spread to Europe this summer, although the likelihood of an outbreak is low to moderate according to the World Health Organization.
Wu Pinggui talks to the BBC after having an operation to transplant a pig's cornea into his eye.
Donald Trump admits he "has regrets" about his US election campaign but says he had to fight it this way, as he seems to settle a feud with TV presenter Megyn Kelly.
Australia's immigration minister comes under fire over comments saying migrants to the country would not be literate or numerate.
How do Shanghai's teachers get such high results?
A "last testament" by Mohamed Abrini, a suspect in the Paris and Brussels attacks, contradicts claims he would "never hurt a fly", reports say.
Mitsubishi Motors says its president, Tetsuro Aikawa, will step down in the wake of the company's test-fixing scandal.
Donald Trump says if elected US president he would be willing to meet North Korea's leader face-to-face to discuss its nuclear programme.
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has confirmed that the online retailers plans to build more bricks and mortar bookshops.
Amputee James Young has worked with prosthetics designers to create a unique limb that looks like something straight out of a science fiction movie.
Premier League champions Leicester City arrive in Bangkok for a celebratory visit arranged by the club's billionaire Thai owner.
The US raises its import duties on Chinese steelmakers by more than fivefold after accusing them of selling their products below market prices.
Nigeria's main trade union federation says it will press ahead with a general strike on Wednesday, despite a court injunction against it.
Houthi rebels in Yemen have carried out a wave of arrests of their opponents and tortured some of them, Amnesty International says.
Aaron Heslehurst tries out the many pools, bars and restaurants on board the world's largest cruise ship, Harmony Of The Seas, ahead of its maiden voyage.
Taipei Zoo in Taiwan releases a photo of its resident panda posing in front of daily newspapers to counter premature reports of its death.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton declares victory in a tight Kentucky race, while Bernie Sanders wins Oregon and vows to fight on.