Israel Defence Minister Lieberman resigns over Gaza ceasefire
Avigdor Lieberman denounces the cabinet's decision to accept a ceasefire as "surrendering to terror".
Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border
Some 400 people, including a number of LGBTQ migrants, went on ahead of the larger group.
Irish outcry over teenager's underwear used in rape trial
An Irish MP displays a thong in parliament after a defence lawyer criticises a teenager's underwear.
Italy budget: Rome rejects European Commission demands
Italy's cabinet sticks to its big-spending budget plan despite a threat of fines from Brussels.
Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' amid currency crisis
Currency trader Vahid Mazloumin and an associate were found guilty of "spreading corruption on earth".
Calgary votes against Winter Olympics bid
More than 56% of residents in the Canadian city reject the idea amid high turnout.
US hotel in Japan refuses Cuba ambassador
The Hilton in Fukuoka says it was applying US sanctions but authorities say the move was illegal.
Melania calls for national security aide Mira Ricardel's firing
The first lady's office says the aide "no longer deserves the honour" of serving the White House.
Eritrea sanctions to be lifted after nine years
Lifting of the arms ban, asset freeze and travel restrictions follows a historic deal with Ethiopia.
Hopper's Chop Suey in record-breaking $92m sale
Edward Hopper's masterpiece was one of a collection of US modern art paintings for sale in New York.
IMF's Lagarde says central banks could issue digital money
IMF boss Christine Lagarde said state-backed digital currencies could make transactions safer and cheaper.
Valencia drops plan for ban on cremations for morbidly obese
The regional ministry of health changed course amid claims it would discriminate against the obese.
California wildfires survivor's tearful account of escape with son
Californian wildfires survivor Sorrell Bobrink fled her home in Paradise, California with her son.
Jacinda Ardern: 'It takes strength to be an empathetic leader'
New Zealand's PM Jacinda Ardern tells the BBC she wants to chart a different path.
Caravan migrants reach United States border
More than three hundred people are the first to arrive in Tijuana, Mexico, hoping to start new lives in the US.
Snowboarder Gasser makes history with jump
Austrian snowboarder Anna Gasser wows the watching media by becoming the first woman to ever land a cab triple underflip - which is three and a half full rotations.
Yemen crisis: The battle for Hudaydah
Yemen's civil war is approaching a pivotal moment, but the UN warns that the humanitarian crisis could be about to get much worse.
Refugee family arrives in Canada just in time for snow
The Eritrean family have just arrived in Canada from a refugee camp in Sudan.
Fighting the international fly tippers
How environmental campaigners battled to stop the Khian Sea from dumping America's hazardous waste in Haiti
'Conservation successes' bring hope for mountain gorilla
Mountain gorilla: Conservation efforts appear to be paying off for large, charismatic animals.
Ancient Greek city Tenea found by archaeologists
The city was thought to have been founded by survivors of the Trojan War.
Russia minefield found by major road
A Russian wartime minefield has been found alongside a major highway.
Danish warship found in ten-year quest
An 18th century Danish warship has been found after a decade-long search.
Dutch millers protest at mass tourism
Dutch windmill owners ask tourists to limit their numbers.
Could these beautiful islands help stop killer diseases?
This living laboratory could hold the key to controlling malaria and other conditions.
'Not Disneyland': Dutch hit back at 'over-tourism'
Within the past few years Kinderdijk's windmills have become a tourist magnet, and residents are unhappy.
Has a new racing ban in Florida doomed these dogs?
Florida has voted to ban greyhound racing, but adoption groups warn thousands of dogs could be euthanised.
What's the best way to escape from a wildfire?
Fires have claimed dozens of lives in California. What's the best way to escape such deadly blazes?
The search in Germany for the lost skull of Tanzania's Mangi Meli
Mnyaka Sururu Mboro is looking for the skull of a rebel Tanzanian chief who was executed by German colonisers.