Amnesty International calls a police raid on human rights activists a "grotesque abuse of power".
A cycling sprint finish is mesmerizing to watch. Riders traveling at high speed -- like a swarm of bees -- jostle for position in pursuit of glory before a winner finally emerges from the bedlam.
German police make arrests and shut down a secret site used by about 87,000 people worldwide.
Javier Sánchez, 40, has long fought to be recognised as the singer's sixth son.
The Polish president's wife inadvertently snubs the US president in favour of Melania.
When a North Korean missile launch fails, is it because of engineering mistakes or something else?
The European Union and Japan conclude a landmark free trade deal in Brussels, EU officials announce.
Despite the death of seven children and an adult, the friendly match is still played.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi brought a whole new definition to "chilling out" after wading in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday.
After Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate deal, France doubles down on pollution.
Supporters of embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stormed the opposition-controlled National Assembly on Wednesday, injuring several lawmakers, according to witnesses.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos strikes a deal to bring a Spanish galleon wreckage to the surface.
Tech entrepreneur Cheryl Yeoh on speaking out against a high profile Silicon Valley investor.
One of the most disturbing places I've ever worked was a neonatal intensive care unit. Doctors fought valiantly to keep severely ill infants alive on high-tech machines, but often failed to do so. Babies, at the very beginning of their lives, faced their untimely ends.
Two people die and 20 more are missing after torrential rain makes rivers burst their banks.
Medics treating Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo for terminal cancer say his liver function has worsened.
The US president has given a major speech in Poland ahead of a G20 summit in Germany.
A gay man from China tells BBC World Service about the challenge he faces coming out in his home country.
Tourist numbers more than double over a 20-year period, with more coming from within the continent.
Congressman Steve Scalise is moved back in to intensive care, three weeks after being shot.