Munich gunman 'obsessed with mass shootings'
The teenager who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings, including the Norwegian massacre by Anders Behring Breivik of 2011, German police say.
Kabul explosion: Islamic State 'admits attack on Hazara protest'
So-called Islamic State says it was behind an attack on a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 80 people and injuring 230.
Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine battles Trump with optimism
Tim Kaine - Democrat Hillary Clinton's newly announced presidential running mate - makes his national debut, saying: "America was not built on fear".
Turkey failed coup: Nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen held
Turkey detains a nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who it blames for the recent failed coup, state media report.
Russian balloonist 'breaks Fossett's round-the-world record'
A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.
China floods: More than 150 killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated
Floods in north and central China leave at least 150 people dead and more than 100 missing, with hundreds of thousands forced to evacuate, officials say.
Koffi Olomide case: Kenya deports singer over airport 'kick'
The Kenyan authorities deport one of Africa's biggest musicians, Koffi Olomide, after he is filmed apparently kicking a woman at Nairobi's main airport.
Cheltenham school pupils injured in France coach crash
Fifteen Britons are injured as a bus carrying a group of school pupils from Cheltenham crashes in eastern France.
Major delays for English Channel ferries
Delays at the Port of Dover have caused 12-hour tailbacks on the A20 /M20 with Kent Police warning disruption could last for another two days.
Hungry Jack's: Corpse lay undiscovered in Australian fast food outlet toilet for days
Authorities in Western Australia try to determine how a dead body went unnoticed for three days in the toilet of a Hungry Jack's outlet.
Turkey's Deputy PM Nurettin Canikli warns of more arrests
Turkey's deputy prime minister says the plotters behind last week's failed coup had infiltrated all ministries and more arrests will follow.
Tim Kaine: Hillary Clinton unveils running mate
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally introduces her presidential running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.
Accomplices 'helped Nice attacker plot for months'
It now appears that the man who killed 84 people in Nice last week had been planning the attack for months.
'I must give MH370 pilot a voice'
As the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 is close to being suspended, the BBC talks to the sister of Zaharie Shah, the plane's chief pilot.
How would Republicans build the wall?
We asked Republican delegates for specifics on how they think Donald Trump's Mexican wall should (or could) be built.
Meet 'Graham': How we might look if we evolved for car crashes
Graham is a sculpture of how humans would need to evolve to survive low-impact car crashes.
How have Turks online responded to the crackdown?
Turkish prosecutors are targeting those online who supported the failed coup, but varied opinions about the crackdown still exist in the country.
Russian set to beat round-the-world solo balloon record
A Russian adventurer is expected to land in south-western Australia on Saturday, setting a new record for flying solo in a balloon around the world.
Graham - the unforgettable face of Australian road safety
A surreal lifelike sculpture of "Graham", perfectly designed to survive a car crash, is introduced as part of an Australian road safety campaign.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un loses access to Swiss watches
North Korean leader's liking for expensive timepieces falls foul of UN sanctions.
Fur flies over New Zealand cat ban
Environmental concerns mean that a new housing estate is banning buyers from owning felines.
Chinese woman's book choice brings celebrity status
Bizarre set of posed photographs with Russian-language instruction manual goes viral.
Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?
A sister's pain
The sister of missing Malaysia Airlines captain Zaharie Shah tells the BBC about her brother's disappearance, and why the story of MH370 must live on.
The ageing Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth packs a mean punch in his new film Kabali, an action-packed gangster drama, writes Sudha G Tilak.
Sun, sea and Brexit
Cyprus is a divided island where EU law does not apply in full - a useful example for pro-EU Scotland, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.
Street of diversity
Rasheed Street, the oldest street in Baghdad, is celebrating its centenary
Left in no-man's land
Tens of thousands of refugees remained stranded in a closed military zone between Syria and Jordan, with conditions rapidly deteriorating, reports the BBC's Yolande Knell.