Former MI6 head Sir Richard Dearlove says Europe will face a "populist uprising" if it is unable to show its citizens it can control the migrant crisis.
More than 10,000 "ghost workers" are removed from Tanzania's public sector payroll as part of an anti-corruption drive, saving an estimated $2m (£1.4m) a month.
US scientists say they have managed to clone the Zika virus - an important step towards fast-tracking a vaccine against the disease.
President Rousseff's impeachment highlights Brazil's sexism problem
An 11th Century letter sets a new record auction price for Chinese calligraphy.
Angelina Jolie Pitt, the UN refugee agency's special envoy, warns the international humanitarian system for refugees is breaking down.
Eight people are arrested in Iran for working for online modelling agencies deemed to be "un-Islamic", the prosecutor of a cybercrimes court says.
TV weather presenter made to cover up mid forecast after dress complaints
Who needs an 84m-long aircraft?
China tiptoes around Cultural Revolution upheaval
April was the seventh month in a row to have broken global temperature records, Nasa figures show.
The Turkish army and US-led coalition forces are reported to have carried out attacks in northern Syria, killing 27 Islamic State militants.
Nigeria arrests several suspected members of a militant group called the "Niger Delta Avengers", thought to be behind recent attacks on oil pipelines.
There will be no recall referendum against Venezuelan President Maduro, Vice-President Aristobulo Isturiz says, accusing the opposition of fraud.
Three organisations in France say they are planning legal action against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for failing to remove hate speech.
Polio could be eradicated in Pakistan within months, the World Health Organisation says, as a mass vaccination drive is launched in the north-west.
Russian broadcaster reined in after its revealing reports
One hundred people have lost their home after a fire engulfed their apartment building near Vancouver in British Columbia.
A Manchester United fan from Sierra Leone whose dream trip to Old Trafford was ruined by Sunday's evacuation will attend the FA Cup final thanks to a campaign by supporters.
The UN high commissioner for refugees says the 60m people displaced globally is an issue involving everyone and turning migrants away "won't work".