While you were sleeping

20:37, Jul 16 2014

- A typhoon has killed at least 10 people in the Philippines in the strongest storm to hit the Southeast Asian country this year.

- The Iraqi military and allied Shiite volunteer fighters have withdrawn from the city of Tikrit, which has been under Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) rebel control for the past five days.

- Former Taliban prisoner of war Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has hired a lawyer as the United States Army launches an investigation into his disappearance in Afghanistan in 2009.

- A Swedish court has upheld an arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for the last two years to avoid extradition for alleged sex crimes.

- British police arrested 660 suspected paedophiles, including doctors, teachers, scout leaders, care workers and former police officers, after a six-month investigation.

A court in The Hague has found Netherlands peacekeepers responsible for the deaths of 300 Bosnian Muslim men at Srebrenica in 1995, the site of Europe's biggest massacre since World War II.

The United Nations released its latest report on HIV/AIDS, which claimed it would be possible to control the epidemic by 2030.

A Walking Dead actress was sentenced to 18 years in prison for sending ricin-laced letters to United States President Barack Obama and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.

The Kardashians' step-brother Brody Jenner explained why he went to Kim's ex-husband Reggie Bush's wedding, despite not attending hers.