Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Jigme Sherpa brings hope to Nepal's quake victims
Soldiers' retreat from Ariha in country's northwest gives coalition called Fattah Army control of Idlib province.
29 May 2015 20:33 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Syrian crisis, Syria
Swiss incumbent secures four-year term in office after rival candidate Prince Ali withdraws following first round.
29 May 2015 21:26 GMT | Sport, Football, FIFA, Sepp Blatter, Corruption
Dizzying temperatures have caused water shortages in thousands of villages as hundreds more die over past day.
30 May 2015 03:44 GMT | Weather, Asia, India, Heat wave
Ross Ulbricht, 31, sentenced to life in jail by judge who cited six deaths from drugs bought on his 'dark web' site.
30 May 2015 00:15 GMT | US & Canada, United States, Drugs, Online, Silk Road
Italy says vessels from three countries have rescued thousands of migrants in past 24 hours but 17 refugees found dead.
30 May 2015 03:04 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Europe, Libya, Italy, Ireland
"It was sex," anonymous federal official tells LA Times on what the ex-politician was allegedly paying to keep secret.
30 May 2015 00:48 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Republican Party
ISIL claims responsibility for incident in Dammam, exactly a week after deadly attack on Shia mosque in Qatif province.
29 May 2015 21:23 GMT | Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Shia, Sunni
Flight of nearly 60,000 over past month brings to more than 100,000 number of people forced from country's desert north.
29 May 2015 19:26 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, Mali, Migrants
Expectations are high as the West African country's new president takes office.
29 May 2015 20:54 GMT | Politics, Africa, Nigeria
Around 7,000 Bedouin residing in central West Bank are at risk of being forcibly relocated by Israeli authorities.
Activists struggle to save what remains of Beirut's architectural heritage.
27 May 2015 10:33 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Lebanon
Taking inspiration from public space was key to the Jidar street art festival in Rabat, organiser says.
26 May 2015 11:21 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Morocco
Millions of Nepalis are working hard to rebuild ahead of monsoon, following major earthquake and subsequent aftershocks.
25 May 2015 07:54 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Asia, Nepal, Earthquake, Natural disasters
Weakened by years of war, Assad's government now controls only a sliver of Syrian territory.
29 May 2015 15:25 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria, ISIL
Looking at how FIFA's elections are held, the candidates and the issues dogging football's governing body.
28 May 2015 15:13 GMT | Sport, FIFA, Football, Sepp Blatter
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
Are advances in artificial intelligence, robotics and other technologies leading to fewer jobs and more inequality?
Science & Technology, United States, Silicon Valley
101 East follows one man's mission to restore hope to survivors of Nepal's worst natural disaster in recent history.
Humanitarian crises, Environment, Nepal
The FIFA presidential candidate explains why he is challenging Sepp Blatter and how he plans to reform the organisation.
Sport, Middle East, FIFA