02:04 PM Islamic State group: Civilians evacuated from last Syria enclave
The last of the group's militants are said to be "entrenched inside" as hundreds of civilians leave.
11:47 AM Trump seeks to recoup 'wasted' California high-speed rail funds
The administration plans on ending funds for what Mr Trump calls a "failed" California rail project.
09:15 AM Russia bans smartphones for soldiers over social media fears
The decision comes after social media use by soldiers raised national security issues.
12:16 PM Egypt executes nine over 2015 killing of public prosecutor
The men were convicted of involvement in a car bombing that killed public prosecutor Hisham Barakat.
07:35 AM Fang Fenghui: China's ex-top general jailed for life
Many officials have been jailed in what President Xi Jinping says is an anti-corruption drive.
06:09 AM Catholic cardinals urge end of 'homosexual agenda'
Two prominent cardinals call on bishops to end their silence over sexual abuse at the Church.
08:23 AM Adriana Rivas: Aide of Pinochet-era spy chief held in Australia
Police in Australia arrest Adriana Rivas, wanted in Chile for an alleged Pinochet-era kidnapping.
09:38 AM Swiss bank UBS fined €3.7bn in fraud case
The Swiss bank is found guilty of helping French clients hide billions from French tax authorities.
02:41 PM Exploding tyre kills airport worker
Officials say the four foot wide (1.2m) tyre exploded while maintenance workers were examining it.
01:03 PM Bolsonaro proposes pension overhaul for Brazil
Reforming Brazil's retirement system is considered critical to the country's economy.
02:20 AM Burberry sorry for 'suicide' hoodie with noose around neck
The fashion brand apologises for a hoodie with a noose around the neck shown at London Fashion Week.
12:09 AM LGBT group severs links with Navratilova over transgender comments
An LGBT sports group severs links with the tennis legend over remarks about male-to-female athletes.
11:39 AM Aero India: One dead as planes crash during rehearsal
One pilot died and two were injured when their jets collided as they practised an aerobatics display.
06:21 AM 'Super snow moon' lights up the skies
The biggest and brightest supermoon of 2019 was observed around the world.
08:25 PM Netanyahu and the allegations of corruption
Middle East Correspondent Tom Bateman explains the allegations of corruption against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claims he himself denies.
08:15 AM From slums to stardom: How young star's life has changed
From Beirut's slums to Norway, Oscar-nominated film Capernaum changed its star's life dramatically.
03:15 PM Karl Lagerfeld: Five things you need to know
Here are five things you might not know about the iconic fashion designer.
07:23 PM US hiker rescued from quicksand after 12 hours
Hiker Ryan Osmun was rescued after his leg got stuck in quicksand for more than 12 hours in Utah.
07:13 PM The mystery behind Ethiopia's 'father of bees'
Gosa Taffese has a beehive in his front room and the insects follow him on his travels as well.
12:42 PM EuroMillions: Family syndicate wins 175m euro jackpot
The National Lottery says someone called and gave the unique serial number on the winning ticket.
10:11 PM Emoji number plates launched in Queensland
If your personalised number plate simply isn't enough - why not just add an emoji to the mix?
12:04 PM Turkmen police stop women drivers
Turkmen police are taking away women's driving licences in the capital Ashgabat.
10:22 AM Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear
A Russian aerodrome is raising money online for the upkeep of its resident bear.
11:48 AM Fijians fume at India land swap
Suva residents question moves to allow a diplomatic mission to be built in a botanical gardens.
01:06 PM Could Huawei threaten the Five Eyes alliance?
Different views about the threat posed by the Chinese firm pose risks to the intelligence alliance.
10:39 AM The controversial genius of Karl Lagerfeld
The Chanel and Fendi designer, who died on Tuesday, remained a polarising figure in the fashion world.
06:57 AM Venezuela Aid Live: Why is Branson being told to 'back off'?
He is organising a benefit concert on the Colombian border - but it's already raising eyebrows.
04:16 AM Nigeria election 2019: Who benefits from poll delay?
The top contenders have both cried foul over the delay, accusing each other of trying to rig the vote.
09:28 AM How many IS foreign fighters are left in Iraq and Syria?
More than 40,000 jihadists from 110 countries are thought to have travelled to Syria and Iraq.
07:39 PM The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro
The day seven blind trekkers reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
07:43 PM How will Pope Francis deal with abuse in the Catholic Church?
How will the Pope confront the culture of abuse that has beset the Roman Catholic Church?