11:50 PM Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is dead, according to reports citing Afghan officials.
Superstitious beliefs are making a comeback in China, with officials seeking guidance from mystics.
Pakistani police have killed the leader of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
Chinese authorities suspended operations at a regional airport after an arson attack left passengers injured.
A diplomatic showdown over downed flight MH17 looms - and New Zealand is in the thick of it.
Eight men are charged with hundreds of assaults on one teenage girl.
The statue of the Grinch is no longer at large, and the pair Australian police say stole it are on a theft charge.
Eight children have been injured, three of them badly, in a park in the US.
New Horizons mission shows the public is still fascinated by space as Nasa pleads to expand space exploration.
Norwegian Woods? No, a golf hole will do.
Lord John Sewel's cocaine-and-prostitutes scandal has stirred up new calls for reform of the UK's House of Lords.
'Reinserting the Iranian economy back into the global economy' will be the focus for Dr Sadeq Bigdeli.
President Obama criticised rhetoric about the Iran nuclear agreement from some leading members of the Republican party.
Mall staff could have hit the emergency button before mum's death plunge, reports say.
A woman saved her young son but lost her own life after the platform at the top of an escalator collapsed and she fell into the machine's mechanism.
NZ's Rachel Hunter joins chorus of outrage over slaying of Africa's most famous lion, Cecil.
A Libyan court passed a death sentence in absentia on Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam.
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake was reported in the Santa Cruz islands, and a short-lived tsnuami warning has been lifted.
Nauru pressed over civil rights abuses of opposition politician stripped of passport.