Libyan coastguards say they intercepted boats carrying 850 migrants trying to reach Europe, as Turkey prepares to host a UN humanitarian conference.
A volcano in western Indonesia erupts, killing seven people and leaving two more in hospital.
The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez are laid to rest in the Colombian city of Cartagena.
President Obama arrives in Vietnam at the start of a visit to the country.
Australian shooter Michael Diamond has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk with a shotgun and ammunition following a domestic dispute.
James Hinchcliffe secures pole position for the 100th Indianapolis 500, a year after suffering a serious injury at the same race.
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Votes are being counted in Austria in a presidential race that is proving to be very close.
Axa, the world's largest insurer, plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry to help highlight the human and economic cost of smoking.
The far-right and independent candidates in Austria's presidential run-off are neck-and-neck with the result depending on postal ballots.
The Greek parliament passes widely unpopular new budget cuts and tax rises two days before a eurozone meeting expected to unblock much-needed bailout funds.
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Hundreds of French petrol stations run out of fuel after workers blockade oil refineries in protest over controversial labour reforms.
The Erdogan ally named as Turkey's new prime minister calls for a move to presidential rule and a new constitution.
Barack Obama arrives for the start of his three-day visit to Vietnam, only the third by a sitting US president since the end of the Vietnam War.
Afghanistan's spy agency confirms Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed, after the US targeted him in a drone strike.
Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi asks for more "space" to address the minority Rohingya issue, after talks with the US secretary of state.