The UN Security Council imposes sanctions on six generals accused of fuelling the 18-month conflict in South Sudan, the world's newest state.
Val Doonican, the singer and TV presenter, has died at the age of 88. David Sillito looks back at his life and career.
Why did heatwave kill so many in Karachi?
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest people, says he will donate his entire $32bn fortune to charity.
From machines that can help around the house, to ones that could be used as sales assistants, robots can change the way we live our lives.
Eurozone chiefs rule out any further bailout talks with Greece until after the country's referendum on Sunday, despite a new approach from Athens.
Swiss adventurer Andre Borschberg breaks the record for the longest ever non-stop solo-flight without refuelling, as his solar-powered plane continues to reach across the Pacific.
The Indonesia military plane that crashed into houses in Medan likely suffered an engine failure, a top military official tells the BBC.
Drew Mitchell and Matt Giteau are included in Australia's 40-man training squad for the Rugby Championship.
BBC presenter Ros Atkins has been exploring how Greeks will vote in Sunday's referendum and why.
Sir Jon Cunliffe, the deputy governor of the Bank of England, tells the BBC Greece is in a "very dangerous situation", but says actions have been taken in the UK to prevent contagion.
Indian minister Kiren Rijiju is criticised after reports that a family of three, including a child, were offloaded to accommodate him on a flight.
A woman found in the US with no memory of who she was, but who was thought to be Australian, is identified by her family as American Ashley Menatta.
Why Kenya's school sums are not adding up
Police in England and Wales failed to carry out effective investigations into allegations of child abuse and neglect, a report says.
Singer Damon Albarn predicts his Alice in Wonderland-inspired musical Wonder.land, which opens in Manchester later, will be "a little controversial".
England boss Mark Sampson says his side deserve to head home as heroes after suffering a semi-final defeat by Japan.
The French frigate Hermione is a replica of a ship that sailed to the US in the 18th Century and is recreating that journey.
A new law banning the use of wild animals in Mexican circuses comes into effect, meaning many animals must be found new homes.
Data from Taiwan's aviation regulator shows a pilot flying a crashed TransAsia plane switched off the working engine after the other lost power.