Canadian wildfire halts rescue convoy
The only evacuation convoy leaving the Canadian city of Fort McMurray has been suspended due to 200ft (60m) flames flanking the road, officials say.
Panama Papers source breaks silence
The source behind the leak of the Panama Papers speaks for the first time, offering to help with prosecutions in return for immunity.
UN counts 'more than 50' IS mass graves
A UN envoy says more than 50 mass graves have so far been found in parts of Iraq that were previously controlled by so-called Islamic State.
Turkey jails prominent journalists
Prominent Turkish journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul are jailed for revealing state secrets.
Baseball games moved due to Zika fears
Two Major League Baseball games scheduled to take place in Puerto Rico are moved due to players' concerns about the Zika virus.
Cameroon's Ekeng dies after collapse
Dinamo Bucharest and Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng dies of a suspected heart attack after collapsing on the pitch.
Colombia to use warplanes against gangs
Colombia announces it will use military force, including air strikes, against major criminal gangs.
Go your own way, Erdogan tells EU
Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".
Syrian troops 'storm mutinous prison'
Syrian government troops storm a prison in the central city of Hama to try to put down a mutiny among some 800 inmates, monitors say.
Afghan raid 'frees captives of Taliban'
More than 60 people held by the Taliban in the south of Afghanistan are freed by special forces in an overnight operation, Nato officials say.
Policeman held over three US shootings
A police officer is in custody after a string of fatal shootings in suburban Washington over a 24-hour period.
Brazil committee backs Rousseff trial
A senate committee in the Brazilian congress votes in favour of President Dilma Rousseff facing trial for breaking budget laws.
Chile TV host sacked over pisco row
A Chilean TV presenter has been sacked after being accused of being unpatriotic when discussing alcohol.
China bans 'erotic' banana-eating videos
Live-streaming sites no longer allow videos of people eating the fruit in a "seductive" fashion.
VIDEO: Brazil dam collapse: Six months on
Julia Carneiro reports six months after Brazil's worst ever environmental disaster, the collapse of a dam near the city of Mariana.
VIDEO: Syria: 'Little hope of real ceasefire'
In the aftermath of an air strike on an Idlib refugee camp that reportedly killed at least 28 people, Will Ross reports that there is 'little hope of real ceasefire' in Syria.
VIDEO: 'Kim Jong-un is in that building'
In North Korea, a rare Workers' Party Congress is taking place.
VIDEO: Convoy escapes from Alberta wildfire
Spreading wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta have forced more people from their homes.
VIDEO: My son the bomber, my daughter the victim
In April, the bombing of an Israeli bus in Jerusalem injured 20 people. The mothers of both the bomber and one of his victims have spoken to the BBC.
VIDEO: CCTV shows fireball in Washington Metro
The moment a fireball was seen exploding shortly after a train left a Metro station in Washington DC.
VIDEO: 'Terrifying' flight from Canadian fire
A man who escaped from the wildfire that is raging in Fort McMurray in Canada said the experience was "very terrifying".
VIDEO: Obamas in Star Wars dance-off
In footage from the White House, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are seen dancing with R2-D2 and some stormtroopers to celebrate Star Wars Day.
Afghans endure 'Jungle' squalor in hope of better life
Young Afghans endure camp squalor in hope of reaching UK
The cute creature Sweden wants to wipe out
Why Sweden has a team trained to destroy this animal
Cards Against Corruption: A game about the Philippines
Play a unique game about the Philippines
Trump v Republican elite - the split explained
The issues where Trump and Republican elite diverge
Left in the dark as Venezuela crisis deepens
Hospital shortages increase anger in Venezuela