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IS 'carried out Saudi mosque attack'
The Islamic State group says it was behind a deadly suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, apparently its first attack in the kingdom.
Farc suspends truce after attack
Colombian Farc leftist rebel group suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.
First set of Clinton emails released
State Department releases cache of emails - many relating to the attack in Benghazi, Libya - from Hillary Clinton's private email account.
Breast-feeding protest at McDonald's
Mothers with babies occupy a McDonald's restaurant in the Hungarian capital Budapest in protest after a woman was told not to breast-feed there.
California farmers agree water deal
California regulators accept an offer from farmers to reduce water usage by 25% in an effort to avoid deeper cuts in the state's battle with drought.
Dozens dead in Mexico gang shoot-out
At least 39 people are killed in a gunfight between security forces and an armed gang in one of Mexico's most violent states.
Key Iraq-Syria crossing 'falls to IS'
Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing with Iraq, after taking ancient Palmyra.
South Korea 'nut rage' woman freed
Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a court appeal.
Myanmar in first migrant boat rescue
Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following criticism.
EU agrees 1.8bn-euro loan to Ukraine
The European Union agrees a ?1.8bn (1.3bn; $2bn) loan to Ukraine - described as a landmark deal for a non-EU member.
Cholera hits 3,000 Burundi refugees
More than 3,000 Burundian refugees in Tanzania have contracted cholera, the UN says, with hundreds of new cases a day.
Walkout hits Eiffel Tower tourists
The Eiffel Tower shuts down for six hours because of a staff walkout in protest against a surge in pickpocketing gangs.
Google patents 'creepy' cuddly toys
A patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.
Kim Jong-un brother seen in London
Footage has emerged showing North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un's elder brother in London - attending two Eric Clapton concerts.
DC mansion murder suspect arrested
Daron Dylon Wint, who had previously worked for the victims' family business, was captured late Thursday in Washington DC.
Huge audience for Letterman finale
After a 33-year career, The Tonight Show host David Letterman's goodbye attracts more than 13 million viewers
Brazil 'race row' gymnasts suspended
Three Brazilian athletes are suspended after appearing to make racist comments on video about a black team-mate, prompting an investigation.
Mexico probes new disappearances
Mexican investigators are probing the disappearance of at least 15 people in Chilapa, Guerrero state, after it was overrun in early May by gunmen.
'Hope' for Nigeria death-row troops
Nigeria's incoming president may review the death sentences of 66 soldiers convicted for refusing to fight Boko Haram, a lawyer for some of them tells the BBC.
SA 'stolen staircase' mystery explained
South African officials move to deny that an external staircase on a block of flats had been stolen, after a photo caused a stir on social media.
High security as Pakistan win T20
More than 4,000 security staff are in force as Pakistan stages its first international match since a 2009 terror attack.
Jayalalitha set to return to power
Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.
Cameron 'confident' of EU success
David Cameron says he can achieve a better deal for the UK in Europe but it won't be easy, ahead of key meetings next week with Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker.
Netherlands backs veil ban plans
The Dutch cabinet backs plans for a partial ban on wearing face-covering Islamic veils in certain public places.
'Children died' in US air strike
A US air strike on Syria probably killed two children, the Pentagon says, acknowledging civilian casualties for first time.
Qatar 'still failing' migrant workers
Qatar has made little progress on improving migrant workers' rights, despite promises to do so, Amnesty International says.
NHS trusts' deficit rises to 822m
NHS trusts in England report a total deficit of 822m for last financial year, compared with 115m the previous year
Sturgeon condemns leak 'dirty tricks'
Nicola Sturgeon calls on Alistair Carmichael to consider his position as an MP after he admits being behind the leak of a memo ahead of the election.
Yellen: US rates may rise this year
The chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year".
Supermarket lights send 'GPS' data
A first-of-its-kind lighting system has been installed at a supermarket that tells an app where shoppers are standing and which way they are facing.
Mazda and Mitsubishi recall more cars
Two more Japanese car giants - Mazda and Mitsubishi - are recalling 630,000 cars to replace faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.
Will Hull's season end on high note?
Hull face Manchester United looking to overhaul Newcastle and avoid relegation on the last day of the top-flight season.
NZ batsmen punish profligate England
New Zealand dominate England's bowlers to move into a strong position after two days of the first Test at Lord's.
'I will not walk away from Chelsea'
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says he would not choose to leave the club but is prepared to manage another English side.
Eurovision: Ireland and Portugal out
Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.
Kahlo's home recreated in New York
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.
Gurlitt painting up for auction
A Max Liebermann painting from the collection of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt is to go up for auction next month.
VIDEO: Ramadi residents pay price as IS advances
Several days after Islamic State militants captured the city of Ramadi, Iraqis are now asking why their army was unable to protect them.
VIDEO: Nigeria conflict: People have lost everything
The humanitarian situation in north east Nigeria is one of the worst in the world, according to the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
VIDEO: The liberal Turkish city trying to keep life secular
The governing Turkish AK party is pushing for a fourth term in office in the face of criticism from opponents that it is trying it to stifle dissent - Mark Lowen gets the view from Izmir.
VIDEO: The Hezbollah site taken from Islamist rebels
Middle East correspondent Jim Muir reports from a strategic site on Lebanon's border with Syria which was recently captured by Hezbollah forces from the al-Nusra Front.
VIDEO: The view from One World Trade Center
The observatory of New York's One World Trade Center, which was built on the site of the twin towers destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, opens for visitors this month.
VIDEO: Opera House light show wows visitors
The Sydney Opera House has been used as a backdrop for a spectacular light show as part of the Vivid Sydney festival.
VIDEO: Marikana mine massacre: 'Police panicked'
Nomsa Maseko hears from two policemen who gave evidence to the inquiry into the Marikana mine massacre.
VIDEO: Baltimore police charged by jury
Six Baltimore police officers accused in the death of US man Freddie Gray have been charged by a grand jury, the state prosecutor confirms.
Is the campaign against Islamic State flawed?
Shortcomings of the campaign against Islamic State
On the trail of Thailand's human traffickers
On the trail of Thailand's people traffickers
How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller
How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller
Islamic State: How it is run
What is known about the structure of Islamic State
Hooked - Part 5
The full story - will a death in the family make Buba go to rehab?
Mogadishu's Lido beach: Sun, surf and... grenades?
Sun, surf... and grenades in Mogadishu