The distraught relatives of Chinese passengers aboard a missing Malaysian airliner leave Beijing for Kuala Lumpur, as the search for any sign of the aircraft continues. Vanessa Johnston reports.
Russian FM Lavrov says Russia has proposals to bring Ukrainian "situation" into the framework of international law. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Day six of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial begins with the judge banning the live broadcast of postmortem evidence of Reeva Steenkamp's death.
World leaders offer their condolences for the passengers of a missing Malaysian jetliner, as an air and sea search fails to find any confirmed trace of the plane.
China urged Malaysia to step up the search for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went missing with 239 people on board. Sarah Toms reports.
Investigations continue into flight MH370 as reports a door from the aircraft has been spotted in the sea.
A suicide bomber kills at least 32 people after detonating explosives on a minibus at a checkpoint in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla.
A skydiver was sent flying when a light plane and parachute collided in Florida. neither the pilot nor the skydiver were seriously hurt.
People in Japan hold a candlelight vigil and protest ahead of the three-year anniversary of the 2011 Japanese tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Ukrainian border guards say a plane came under fire while flying near the border with Russian-occupied Crimea.
A team of Chilean and French researchers says they found a series of underwater caves that could hold scientific clues.
Day five of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial is characterised by testimony from his ex-girlfriend who says the Paralympic track star carried a gun with him "all the time".
Two passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane may have been travelling under stolen passports, raising questions of foul play.
South American foreign ministers are to discuss the unrest in Venezuela at a meeting next week. Paul Chapman reports
Russian and Ukranian officials are trying to form a contact group to diffuse the crisis in Crimea, but tensions there remain high as a convoy of hundreds of Russian troops enter a base in the provincial capital. Mana Rabiee reports.