We asked five buskers to tell us about their favourite chord, to mark BBC Music Day.
A Pakistan government crackdown on freedom of speech online has reached worrying new levels, activists say, after a young man was sentenced to death over a series of Facebook posts.
Critics say the bill, pushed through by PM Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc, could weaken civil liberties.
A Syrian artist has re-imagined US President Donald Trump and 10 other world leaders as refugees in a series of paintings currently on display in Dubai.
The attacker shot a top Republican lawmaker and two police officials during a firefight in Virginia.
Police say the arrest of a 22-year-old man at Sydney Airport was part of an ongoing investigation.
Humraz Khan and his friends rushed to help the victims of the Grenfell fire. This is how their night unfolded.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will not run out of oil any time soon. According to the most recent data set available, the Emirates has proven reserves equivalent to 98 billion barrels -- enough for the nation to rank seventh globally.
Grenfell Tower was intended to be among the jewels of an $85 million (£67 million) urban regeneration scheme carried out by the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Amid the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and a number of its Gulf neighbors, the US has agreed to sell $12 billion worth of American F-15 fighters to the country.
A player from a lower-division club brags about hurting strikers from a top team during a cup match.
Everything from Silicon Valley technology to hippy-era posters is explored in a new exhibition.
Otto Warmbier, an American college student jailed in North Korea, has been released, according to his parents.
Venezuela is facing record levels of child malnutrition as it experiences severe food shortages.
BBC Arabic found the sales included decryption software that could be used against the West.
The all-female Facebook group Female In Nigeria became a place for women to share their deepest secrets.
With Father's Day taking place on Sunday in more than 70 countries, why does it still trail so far behind Mother's Day?
Surfing is fast becoming a popular sport in India.
New rules mean EU citizens can call, text and browse the internet for the same price they pay at home.