Entertainer Rolf Harris was found guilty on 12 charges of indecent assault on four young girls. The 84 year old will be sentenced on Friday.
The trial of sprinter and murder-accused Oscar Pistorius resumed in South Africa, with the court hearing that Pistorius was not mentally ill when he shot his girlfriend last year.
Three Israeli teenagers who went missing earlier this month have reportedly been found dead near the city of Hebron. The Israeli government accused Palestinian group Hamas of being behind their disappearance, and hundreds of Palestinians were arrested during the search.
Chinese President Xi Jinping expelled a high-ranking military officer from the ruling Communist Party as part of a sweep on corrupt behaviour.
In a contentious case, the United States Supreme Court decided that companies can refuse to provide insurance cover providing birth control to employees if it conflicts with the company's religious beliefs.
Actor Robert Downey Jr's 20-year-old son was arrested on suspicion of cocaine possession.
Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez apologised for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
France beat Nigeria 2-0 to advance to the quarter finals at the World Cup.