Bomb attacks targeting the police and army in Egypt's restive Sinai peninsula kill two people and wound more than 30, officials say.
The Romanian Foreign Ministry apologises for giving Germany's top diplomat a booklet marking bilateral relations which showed a map of France in the colours of the German flag.
Leading Burundian dissident Hussein Radjabu tells the BBC that he escaped from prison last week by walking "upright... without any problem".
Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the firebombing of Tokyo by US forces that killed more than 100,000 people during World War Two.
The Wikimedia Foundation has launched legal action against the NSA over its programme of mass surveillance
Three French sports personalities are among 10 killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina during the filming of TV show Dropped, officials confirm.
MEPs back a deal to cap the fees retailers pay to process debit and credit card transactions, which EU officials say will mean savings for customers.
Grooming young cyclists to take drugs is "nothing short of child abuse" and will be investigated, says UCI boss Brian Cookson.
Volunteers in St Petersburg, Russia, have been reconstructing the scene of the battle for the Reichstag in 1945 Berlin for an exhibition.
A GPS navigation error sends a tour group of Belgian skiers to the Spanish border instead of the French Alps.
Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and US singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris are named winners of the 2015 Polar Music Prize.
Are stereotypes around EU debt talks true?
Two men and a woman are charged with gross negligence manslaughter after the death of an 86-year-old woman at a Nottingham care home.
Channing Tatum is being mooted as a potential star of a new Ghostbusters film that will follow the female-led "reboot" set for release next year.
About 200 students tried to break through police lines in the central town of Letpadan.
One of India's top Bollywood actresses, Priyanka Chopra, is signed to play an FBI agent in the American television drama, Quantico.
Some 394 registered sex offenders have gone missing across the UK, including some who have not been located for more than a decade, police records show.
Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam is to leave the insurance giant to take the top job at Credit Suisse later this year.
Solar Impulse is back in the air on the second leg of its historic attempt to fly around the world - crossing water from Oman to India.
US giant Procter & Gamble has been fined close to $1m (£662,876) in China for what regulators say was false advertising of Crest toothpaste.