24 May 2013, 18:41
Britain's security services have faced questions over whether they could have done more to prevent the murder of a soldier hacked to death in a busy London street.
24 May 2013, 18:05
Swedish police say rioters in several suburban districts of Stockholm have burned two schools and 15 cars in the fifth straight night of unrest.
24 May 2013, 18:13
China has told a top North Korean envoy it wants a peaceful, denuclearised Korean Peninsula, and says the emissary warned there is "no guarantee of peace".
24 May 2013, 16:20
Britain is bracing for clashes with right-wing extremists and possible copycat terror attacks after the brutal slaying of a young soldier.
24 May 2013, 16:19
A British Airways A319 plane bound to Oslo has been forced to turn back and land in London due to a technical fault, the UK airline says.
24 May 2013, 13:20
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake has struck Northern California, says the US Geological Survey.
24 May 2013, 13:05
UK's media have paid tribute to the soldier murdered in a suspected Islamist attack and demanded that the preacher suspected of radicalising suspect Michael Adebolajo be jailed.
24 May 2013, 13:05
President Barack Obama is lifting his self-imposed ban on transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen.
24 May 2013, 11:28
Both runways at Heathrow Airport have been closed after a British Airways plane made an emergency landing.
24 May 2013, 11:28
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake has struck 255km southwest of Tonga, according to the US Geological Survey, but there are no reports of damage.
24 May 2013, 11:02
The Boy Scouts of America organisation has voted to accept openly gay scouts, after a divisive campaign pitting liberals against some religious groups.
24 May 2013, 10:48
One person has been killed in a spectacular fire that broke out in a fuel depot on the northern edge of Rio de Janeiro and spread to nearby homes, officials say.
24 May 2013, 10:07
UK police have made two further arrests and raided houses across London following the brutal murder of a serving soldier who survived a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
24 May 2013, 10:06
Relief workers and clean-up crews have defied thunderstorms while families and friends gathered for the funeral of one of the Oklahoma tornado's youngest victims.
24 May 2013, 09:15
Russian authorities lifted a tsunami warning several minutes after they announced one, following an earthquake off Russia's eastern coast.
24 May 2013, 07:12
Suspects in an alleged plot to derail a Canadian passenger train have made brief court appearances, with one asking for unusual legal aid while the other's lawyer pleaded his innocence.
24 May 2013, 06:41
British detectives are sifting through social media, security camera footage and witness statements, following the brutal murder of a serving soldier who survived a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
23 May 2013, 17:04
Syria's main opposition group has opened key talks in Istanbul to debate whether to agree to negotiate with the regime on ending the two-year civil war under a new US-Russia peace initiative.
23 May 2013, 16:08
Five climbers, including the first Hungarian to scale Mount Everest, have gone missing and feared dead on Nepal's Kangchenjunga mountain, tourism officials say.
23 May 2013, 15:06
US Secretary of State John Kerry has admitted there is scepticism and cynicism about his efforts to broker new talks between Israelis and Palestinians.
23 May 2013, 14:37
A bomb planted in a rickshaw has torn through a vehicle used by security forces in southwest Pakistan, killing at least 12 people, police say.
23 May 2013, 13:54
More than 100 angry supporters of a far-right street protest group have taken to the streets after a suspected Islamist attack in London.
23 May 2013, 12:47
An investigation has found that "extremely" poor quality construction materials and a series of violations caused the collapse of a Bangladesh garment factory, the committee says.
23 May 2013, 13:02
President Barack Obama is outlining measures to clarify the deadly use of drones against terror suspects.
23 May 2013, 11:03
Syria's main opposition group has gathered for a landmark conference in Turkey, to discuss peace talks with the regime.