Politics

Gambia accuses former president Jammeh of stealing $50m

Yahya Jammeh stole the money from state coffers before leaving for exile in Equatorial Guinea, justice minister says.

Gambia accuses former president Jammeh of stealing $50m

Europe

Which contenders could win the Cannes 2017 Palme d'Or?

At the world's most prestigious film festival - Cannes - two European directors have wowed critics with their newest works. It puts them both in the running for the highly coveted Palme d'Or prize.

US & Canada

Ford's CEO sacked for falling profits

The US car giant Ford has sacked its chief executive. Mark Fields seems to have taken the hit for the auto firm's falling profits and huge decline in its share price. He's being replaced by the company's self-driving cars chief.

Europe

UK general election: Conservatives poll lead over Labour shrinks

The lead of Prime Minister Theresa May's party over Labour has halved after the announcement of a policy on social care for the elderly proved unpopular with voters. People have until midnight on Monday to register to vote in the UK election.

Human Rights

Richard Oakes: an activist for Native American rights

Oakes would have turned 75 on May 22, and a Google Doodle has been created in his honour.

Richard Oakes: an activist for Native American rights

Middle East

Trump fails to explain how to revive Arab-Israeli talks

US president promises to help broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, but avoids delving into details of the conflict.

Trump fails to explain how to revive Arab-Israeli talks

US & Canada

Flynn invokes Fifth Amendment in Russia probe

Trump's former National Security Adviser declines to respond to a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Flynn invokes Fifth Amendment in Russia probe

Middle East

Palestinians on strike in solidarity with prisoners

Israeli forces shoot and wound 11 Palestinians in West Bank, as prisoners' mass hunger strike enters sixth week.

Palestinians on strike in solidarity with prisoners

Indonesia

Indonesian police detain 141 men over 'gay sex party'

Indonesian police have detained 141 men on suspicion of taking part in a gay sex party and violating pornography laws.

Indonesian police detain 141 men over 'gay sex party'

Middle East

Yemen cholera epidemic: the outbreak continues to spread

Aid agencies are warning that cholera could be spiralling out of control in Yemen. More than 300 people have died from the disease this month. Thousands are already sick and hundreds more cases are being reported every day.

Middle East

Trial begins for nine Jordanians over Karak castle attack

Nine Jordanians have gone on trial in connection with last year's attack on one of the oldest castles in the Middle East. Gunmen linked to ISIL killed 10 people and injured tourists at Karak castle.

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey opens trial of suspected military coup plotters

Trial of 221 main suspects of July 15 coup bid begins amid heavy security and calls for death penalty.

Turkey opens trial of suspected military coup plotters