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Protesters gather in Hong Kong for anti-government rally
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Hong Kong's Victoria Park and surrounding streets for an "extremely peaceful" anti-government rally.
There is a palpable sense of shame in Hong Kong
Protest movements over time, just as crowds do, ebb and swell - gathering momentum only to deflate again as if heaving a collective sigh.
Bomb blast at wedding party in Kabul, Afghanistan kills 63 and injures 182 more
Sixty-three people have died and 182 are injured after an explosion ripped through a wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
French waiter 'shot dead over slow sandwich'
A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.
Italy's Salvini agrees to let minors off stranded migrant boat after PM demands action
Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini has relented and agreed to allow minors on a migrant ship off the country's coast to disembark.
US issues warrant in last-ditch effort to stop Iranian tanker from leaving Gibraltar
The US has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian supertanker in a bid to prevent it from leaving Gibraltar.
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker cuts short holiday for urgent gallbladder surgery
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has cut short his holiday to have urgent surgery to remove his gallbladder.
Houston has a problem: NASA snubs city's bid to lead next moon mission
It may have been one of the first words ever uttered on the moon, but Houston has been snubbed by NASA as the base of operations for the development of the next lunar lander.
North Korea: Kim's 'great satisfaction' over sixth missile test in three weeks
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" over the "amazing success" of his country's missile programme after another test on Friday, according to state run media.
Army and civilians clinch power-sharing deal in Sudan
A power-sharing agreement has been signed in Sudan between the ruling military council and the main opposition coalition.