Microsoft reports a 12% fall in profits to almost $5bn in the first three months of 2015, but sales rise to $21.7bn, cheering investors.
David Petraeus, a retired US four-star general and former CIA director, is put on probation and fined for leaking classified materials to his mistress.
German President Joachim Gauck describes as "genocide" the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks, a move likely to cause outrage in Turkey.
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The US Senate confirms the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General, making her the first black woman to take up the post.
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman has quit the BBC show in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson's departure, the BBC has confirmed.
As thousands march in South Africa to protest against xenophobic violence, the BBC's Karen Allen looks at what is fuelling the mistrust of foreigners.
The parents of Michael Brown, whose killing by a police officer in the US city Ferguson sparked riots, announce that they are suing the authorities.
The Armenian Apostolic Church conducts a ceremony in which Armenian victims of the Ottoman-era mass killings are canonized as saints.
A 14-year-old boy charged with two counts of inciting terrorism in Australia is thought to be the youngest person accused of a UK terrorist offence.
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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says there is nobody better to lead the club despite them missing out on a trophy this term.
Swedish scientists have decoded the DNA of woolly mammoths raising the possibility of recreating the now extinct creatures
Top Gear presenter James May has said he will not return to the BBC show without co-host Jeremy Clarkson, who was dropped from the show last month.
Diaspora Armenians from around the world are making their way to the country's capital Yerevan to mark the centenary of the mass killings of their ancestors in Ottoman Turkey during WWI.
Saudi-led coalition warplanes have struck Houthi rebels across Yemen in fresh raids, two days after announcing the end of a month-long air campaign.
Nicole Kidman is to return to the London stage, in a play directed by Michael Grandage, 17 years after her critically acclaimed appearance in The Blue Room.
Europe's top court says EU animal welfare rules must apply throughout the transport of live animals to countries outside the EU.
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish is warned by boss Tim Sherwood after he was pictured apparently inhaling nitrous oxide.
The pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Zealand, killing 11 people, may have been under the influence of cannabis, an inquest hears.