Mosul assault: Iraq troops make headway against IS
The UN warns about the safety of up to 650,000 civilians in the IS stronghold.
Bogota explosion: Many injured in blast near bullring
Animal rights activists were due to hold an anti-bullfighting march close to where the blast happened.
SpaceX successfully launches rocket after Saturday setback
The US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.
Trump holds interviews for security adviser to replace Flynn
The president will choose between four candidates to replace his sacked national security adviser.
Kraft Heinz drops Unilever takeover bid
Kraft Heinz "amicably" agrees to withdraw plans to buy Anglo-Dutch giant Unilever
Somalia Mogadishu car bomb: At least 34 people killed
Witnesses say the bomb went off in a part of the city popular with soldiers, civilians and traders.
North Korea murdered Kim Jong-nam, says South Korea
South Korea publicly accuses its Northern neighbour, after four more suspects are identified.
'Poisoned' critic Vladimir Kara-Murza leaves Russia for treatment
Vladimir Kara-Murza's lawyer says the diagnosis is 'toxic influence of an unknown substance'.
Ecuador election: Voting to succeed President Correa under way
Some 12 million people were expected to cast their ballots in the presidential elections.
California 'bombogenesis' storm pushes north
US forecasters say more heavy rain is on the way in north California, after southern storms killed five.
Mosul: 'Lining up and ready for battle'
The BBC's Quentin Sommerville is embedded with Iraqi troops as they intensify their offensive in Mosul.
Trump: 'I'm only worried he's gonna give me a kiss'
The US president invited a supporter on to the stage at his rally in Florida.
Wrong national anthem played for gold medallists
Russian gold medal winners at the biathlon world championship in Austria had to sing the correct version of their anthem.
Sister of Paris police 'rape victim' speaks out
The sister of the young man who was allegedly sexually assaulted by French police, calls for justice in a BBC interview.
Thousands vie for Naked Man title in Japan
Thousands of men wearing just loincloths gathered at the Saidaiji Kannon-in Temple, Okayama, Japan for an annual festival.
Cars fall into Los Angeles sinkhole
The drama of cars tumbling into a sinkhole is shown on live TV.
Bill Gates 'hopeful' for global pandemic response plan
Bill Gates is 'hopeful' a Trump-led team could plan a response to a global epidemic
Trump remark baffles Swedes
All was quiet in Sweden despite President Trump's suggestion of an attack in the country.
Even a dead Robert Mugabe could stand in Zimbabwe election - wife
Grace Mugabe says her husband. 92, is so popular voters would support him even if he were dead.
Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud
Huge piles of imitation banknotes represent the biggest known bank fraud in Moldova's history.
Belarus sports writer eats own paper after losing bet
Belarusian journalist literally eats his own words after Dinamo Minsk make it to ice hockey league play-offs.
Billion-dollar bear aids Japan quake zone
Products featuring regional mascot Kumamon pull in a record $1.1bn (£900m) in one year.
Four weeks on
We asked different groups of people living in America what that's meant to them.
Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
The history of black women working for Nasa goes back much further than the 1960s - the period of the film Hidden Figures - and their struggles continued afterwards.
Charting a course
Gemma Handy reports on the sailors preparing their vintage vessels for Antigua's classic yacht regatta.
Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?
'The state is the enemy'
The BBC's James Longman assesses the mood in the deprived suburbs of Paris after days of unrest.