Villagers in north Afghanistan are burying the more than 180 people killed in some of the region's worst avalanches in three decades.
Islamic State posts video of its fighters destroying priceless antiquities dating back thousands of years.
The "Jihadi John" killer featured in Islamic State beheading videos is Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a middle class family who grew up in London, the Washington Post newspaper says.
Eddie Ray Routh, killer of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle, is sentenced to life in prison.
The mother of Chad Littlefield, who was murdered with American Sniper Chris Kyle, speaks to media after their killer gets life in prison.
Toronto police are digging for clues as they search for the brains behind a mystery tunnel, found near the site of this year's Pan American Games.
More than a dozen marine animals became trapped in a storm water pipe in Florida after seeking warmer waters.
Another video has appeared purportedly showing Islamic State fighters showing off prisoners, said to be Kurdish peshmerga soldiers, being paraded in metal cages through a town in northern Iraq.
British PM calls on schools to help prevent people from being seduced by Islamic State, as London police search for three missing teenage girls believed to be en route to Syria.
Turkish forces sweep into Syria to rescue soldiers surrounded IS militants while guarding a tomb, prompting Syria to call the operation an act of "flagrant aggression".
At least 39 people die when a passenger ferry capsized after colliding with a trawler on the river Padma with more than 100 people aboard, police said.
Residents warned to take shelter as two tropical cyclones bear down on northeastern Australia.
The pilots of two aircraft had a lucky escape after an aerobatic manoeuvre went wrong at an Indian airshow.
Two Turkish parliamentarians were injured after a fight broke out during debate of a bill on violent demonstrations.
Ukrainian forces begin pulling out from the town of Debaltseve under siege by Russian-backed separatists.