'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world: report
The drop in recent years can mainly be attributed to the US and Russia, whose combined arsenals still make up more than 90% of the world's nuclear weapons.
Venezuela bus accident kills 18
The accident occurred in a rural area of Zulia state which borders Colombia.
New poll shows Biden with big lead over Trump
A separate survey of key battleground states, by CBS, shows Democrats strongly favour Biden as the candidate most likely to beat Trump in next year's elections.
Sudan's Bashir appears before prosecutor
The former strongman, who ruled his northeast African nation with an iron fist for three decades, was toppled on 11 April after months of protests against his reign.
Young people key to combatting homophobia: LGBT rugby chief
Richie Fagan, chairman of the organisers and president of the Irish LGBT inclusive rugby club Emerald Warriors, invited his 12-year-old nephew's school team to play against Blackrock College.
Hong Kong rallies after extradition law U-turn as Asian markets bounce
The plan had also spooked business leaders who feared it would damage the city's reputation as an international business hub.
Two AFP journalists beaten, detained in Central African Republic
Charles Bouessel, 28, and Florent Vergnes, 30, said they were held for more than six hours and questioned three times on Saturday after having been manhandled by members of the Central Office for the Suppression of Banditry (OCRB).
'Life-changing' surgery gives Murray cause for optimism
A three-time Grand Slam winner, Andy Murray has entered the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club in London this week for what will be his first taste of action since going under the knife in January.
India's Kohli fastest ever to reach 11,000 ODI runs
The 30-year-old reached the landmark in his 222nd innings, surpassing Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar, who crossed the 11,000-run mark in 276 innings in 2002.
Severe heat kills dozens in India's Bihar state
The deaths occurred in three districts of the poor northern state, where temperatures have hovered around 45 degrees Celsius in recent days, senior health official Vijay Kumar told AFP.
Israel PM's wife convicted of misusing public funds
Sara Netanyahu was found guilty of exploiting the mistake of another person and ordered to pay a fine and compensation.
Messi 'bitter' as Colombia stun Argentina
One of the best of those fell to the 31-year-old Barcelona icon but he headed wide after Colombia's goalkeeper David Ospina got down quickly to push out a header from center-back Nicolas Otamendi.
Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge: prosecutor
The announcement came more than two months after the military overthrew Bashir following mass nationwide protests against his iron-fisted rule.
'Run, OJ, Run': 25 years since the world's most famous police chase
On 17 June 1994, a white Ford Bronco containing a fugitive OJ Simpson led a convoy of police cars down southern California's freeways - and 95 million Americans couldn't take their eyes off it.
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.