Germany blast: Syrian migrant 'behind Ansbach explosion'

Posted on Monday July 25, 2016

A failed asylum seeker from Syria has killed himself and injured 12 others after detonating a bomb near a music festival in southern Germany, officials say.

US election: Email row claims Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Posted on Monday July 25, 2016

US Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will resign as a row over leaked emails threatens efforts for party unity behind Hillary Clinton.

California struggles to contain wildfire near Los Angeles

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

Fire crews in California battle a wildfire that has destroyed 18 homes and threatens hundreds of others in mountains north of Los Angeles.

Russia Olympics decision criticised

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

The World Anti-Doping Agency is "disappointed" its recommendation to ban Russia from the Olympics has been rejected.

Turkey failed coup: Tens of thousands in pro-democracy rally

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

Tens of thousands of people from both opposition and government parties demonstrate in a rally in Istanbul to condemn the country's attempted coup.

Nintendo shares plunge on Pokemon profit warning

Posted on Monday July 25, 2016

Shares in Japanese gaming giant Nintendo fall sharply as the firm says the success of Pokemon Go will only have a limited impact on its earnings.

Munich shootings: Police arrest 16-year-old Afghan

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

A 16-year-old Afghan friend of David Ali Sonboly, who killed nine people on Friday, is arrested on suspicion of failing to report the attacker's plans.

UN praises Colombia and FARC's agreement on women

Posted on Monday July 25, 2016

The UN welcomes an agreement between the Colombian government and FARC rebels giving specific guarantees to women as part of a peace accord.

Verizon 'agrees $5bn Yahoo deal'

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

US telecoms giant Verizon Communications is to buy Yahoo's core internet business for $5bn (£3.8bn), according to media reports.

Bangladeshi boy, 10, murdered by fellow textile workers

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

A 10-year-old Bangladeshi boy who worked in a spinning mill dies after other workers pumped air into his body, in a case similar to one last year, media say.

Germany machete attack: Syria migrant kills woman

Posted on Monday July 25, 2016

A woman is killed and two other people injured in south-western Germany in a machete attack by a Syrian asylum-seeker.

Tigers maul two women at Beijing wildlife park

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

Tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing have killed one woman and injured another after the pair left their vehicle, Chinese media reports say.

California wildfires: Hundreds forced to flee homes

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

Fast-moving wildfires force hundreds of people to leave their homes in mountains north of Los Angeles, California.

Rio 2016: Man arrested for trying to grab Olympic Torch

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

A man is arrested after trying to grab the Olympic Torch in Sao Paolo, as the flame makes its way towards Rio de Janeiro for the opening of the 2016 Games.

Tim Kaine: Hillary Clinton unveils running mate

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally introduces her presidential running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.

Angela Merkel: 'We are in deep and profound mourning'

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Angela Merkel says Germany is "in deep and profound mourning" after nine people were killed by a gunman in Munich.

'You can't put it into words'

Posted on Sunday July 24, 2016

Young people in Munich have given their reaction after Friday's mass shooting that left nine people dead, seven of then teenagers.

Turkey's Deputy PM Nurettin Canikli warns of more arrests

Posted on Friday July 22, 2016

Turkey's deputy prime minister says the plotters behind last week's failed coup had infiltrated all ministries and more arrests will follow.

Baghdad's oldest street a reminder of Iraq diversity

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Rasheed Street, the oldest street in Baghdad, is celebrating its centenary

Munich shooting: How mall attack unfolded

Posted on Friday July 22, 2016

At least nine people have been killed after a gun attack at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany.