Economic warfare plays out as Libyans battle for capital
Hundreds of people have been killed and thousands wounded since the battle for Tripoli erupted on 4 April, when commander Khalifa Haftar launched an assault to take the city.
Trump to visit Ireland on trip to Europe
The 5 June visit to Ireland is part of a planned European tour for the president that will include stops in Britain and France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the World War II D-Day landings in Normandy.
Asia stocks fragile as trade anxiety overshadows Huawei reprieve
The Chinese markets, which have endured a volatile few months, started off on a cautious note. The Shanghai Composite Index was last down 0.1%.
South Africa may pick Swiss, Croatian defenders for CAN
Centre-back Nikola Tavares, 20, who is on the books of Crystal Palace, was born in Cape Town to Croatian parents.
Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit'
The man caused chaos Monday and the closure of the monument to tourists by spending six hours clinging to the outer metal framework of the Eiffel Tower.
Arsenal's Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety fears
Henrikh Mkhitaryan's well-being was a concern for Arsenal due to the tense political dispute between Armenia and final hosts Azerbaijan.
Archer in England's World Cup squad as Willey and Denly miss out
Barbados-born Archer only became qualified for England in March and has played just three one-day internationals.
Angola to re-bury body of rebel chief Savimbi
The charismatic warlord, who fought Angola's socialist government in a 27-year civil war, was killed in a battle against the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola forces on 22 February 2002.
Weighing in: How much does a kilogram weigh?
A kilogram is equal to the mass of the 'grand K', a cylinder of platinum and iridium preserved since 1889 at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures near Paris in France.
Factfile on F1 legend Niki Lauda
Formula One legend Niki Lauda passed away in Vienna on 20 May 2019, aged 70.
Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week for record 24th
Last year he ascended Everest for the 22nd time, breaking the previous record of 21 summits he shared with two other Sherpa climbers, both of whom have retired.
Semenya to race 3,000m at Diamond League's Prefontaine
The South African has won two Olympic golds at 800 meters, and has insisted she will not take medication to comply with new IAAF rules governing testosterone levels in women athletes that went into effect on 8 May.
Former F1 champion Niki Lauda dies at 70
Lauda's death comes eight months after he underwent a lung transplant.
Malawi votes in tight three-way election
President Peter Mutharika, who has been in power since 2014, will face opposition from his own deputy Saulos Chilima and former baptist preacher Lazarus Chakwera.
Jailed Catalan leader sees parliament mandate as win for ballot box
The head of Catalan separatist party ERC is one of five Catalan leaders on trial for their roles in an October 2017 Catalonian secession bid who were elected deputies in Spain's 28 April general election.
Ethiopia hosts $173,000-a-seat dinner to beautify capital
The state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate published pictures of diners, some wearing tuxedos, seated at a long rose-covered banquet table.
Tehran says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'
In another tweet, Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Trump of allowing his team to 'trash diplomacy' and 'abet war crimes - by milking despotic butchers via massive arms sales'.
Thirty-two dead in Tajikistan prison riot
The prison in Vakhdat, 17 kilometres east of the capital Dushanbe, holds 1,500 inmates.