The remains of Thomas Sankara, the iconic leader of Burkina Faso who was killed in a 1987 coup, are being exhumed for formal identification.
At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.
Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson is admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack.
Fierce clashes are reported in southern Yemen, as officials say UN-sponsored peace talks planned for later this week have been postponed.
The England and Wales Cricket Board is in exclusive discussions with a preferred candidate for the role of England coach.
Reflections from a man who has visited every country in the world
EU citizens living in the UK will not be eligible to vote in the "in/out" referendum on Europe, except those from Ireland, Malta and Cyprus, the government says.
At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.
A Tunisian soldier is shot dead after he kills seven people at a military barracks in Tunis, according to the country's defence ministry.
Police searching for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner recover a weapon from the crime scene.
Spain's anti-austerity Podemos movement vows to win national polls this year after dramatic gains in Sunday's local and regional elections.
Fourth seed Tomas Berdych eases into the second round of the French Open, but Spain's Feliciano Lopez is knocked out.
Police in Washington DC destroy a pressure cooker found inside a "suspicious" vehicle parked near the US Capitol.
A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.
Nigerian businesses are crippled by a severe fuel shortage with banks closing early and flight cancellations ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration.
Nigel Clough is sacked as the manager of Sheffield United after the League One side missed out on promotion
Authorities in eastern China sent local officials on enforced tours of a prison, as a warning against the temptations of corruption.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff feels Lewis Hamilton can return to winning ways after his nightmare in Monaco.
The hunt for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner in Oxfordshire enters its second day.
Two brothers, Ganesh and Santos Bharati, whose mother died in the first of two earthquakes to hit Nepal, describe their lives one month on.