Saudi crown prince warns against 'exploiting' Khashoggi murder
Turkish officials were the first to report the murder and have continued to press Saudi Arabia for information on the whereabouts of his dismembered body, which has yet to be found.
Trump's first term: hits and misses
GDP grew 3.1% in the first quarter of 2019 and the last recession was a decade ago. Unemployment is at a 50-year low of 3.6%.
Heat wave hits Iraq and sparks begin to fly
As one of the hottest countries in the world with around half of its terrain covered in desert, Iraq is no stranger to stiflingly hot summers.
Far-right seeks control of German town favoured by Hollywood
The contest for Goerlitz's city hall is a litmus test for three upcoming state elections, with the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel's fragile right-left coalition potentially on the line.
Hong Kong braces for huge rally as public anger boils
Critics fear the Beijing-backed law will tangle people up in China's notoriously opaque and politicised courts and damage the city's reputation as a safe business hub.
Paris's Notre-Dame holds first mass since devastating blaze
Dressed in a white robe and helmet, Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit led the service, which was attended by just some 30 people - half of them clergy.
Rivals for British PM take aim at Johnson
The men battling for the leadership of the governing centre-right Conservative Party spoke at a central London hotel ahead of a week of voting that will whittle them down to two.
Drought forces Namibia to auction 1,000 wild animals
The authorities declared a national disaster last month, and the meteorological services in the southern African nation estimate that some parts of the country faced the deadliest drought in as many as 90 years.
South Africa keep Afghanistan in check in Cricket World Cup
Faf du Plessis's side have endured a torrid campaign so far, losing their first three matches and then picking up one point from a rain-ruined match against the West Indies.
Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge: prosecutor
Omar al-Bashir "will appear in court next week following charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency," Al-Waleed Sayyed Ahmed said, without specifying the day.
Nine civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack: police
The revenge attack on Friday just outside Galkayo - one of the most developed cities in the centre of the country - targeted the Rahanweyn clan, several of whose members are suspected of being Shabaab fighters.
Hong Kong govt suspends divisive extradition bill
The city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam has come under huge pressure to abandon the controversial legislation, including from her own political allies and advisers.
Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start
Barcelona's Coutinho scored from the penalty spot early in the second half and added a close-range header three minutes later.
Ronaldo served with papers in US rape lawsuit
Five-time world player of the year Ronaldo is accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga, who claims the Portuguese soccer star assaulted her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.
Paris's Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire
There will be just some 30 people - half of them clergy - although the mass will be broadcast live on Catholic TV channel KTO.
Fear and stigma mark life for gays in conservative Malawi
Botswana this week joined Angola, Mozambique, Seychelles and South Africa on the path towards decriminalising homosexuality, with a verdict by its High Court to scrap decades-old anti-gay laws.
Sea of purple: Swiss women strike for equal pay
The action comes nearly three decades after women held the country's first nationwide strike for equal pay.
Hong Kong unrest alarms Taiwan with wary eye on China
Taiwan has been a self-ruled de facto nation in charge of its own affairs and borders for the last 70 years.