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Iranian oil tanker at centre of US power struggle departs Gibraltar
An Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar early last month left the British territory and was headed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday.
Three potential mass shootings foiled in three days
Three potential mass shootings have been foiled within three days of each other, US police say.
Russian sailor's Cold War message in a bottle found in Alaska
A message in a bottle launched into the sea by a Russian sailor during the Cold War has been found 50 years later by an Alaskan man while he was out gathering firewood.
Protesters in Hong Kong rally chant on the streets - but demonstration remains peaceful
Hundreds of thousands of protesters have made their way through the streets of Hong Kong chanting anti-government slogans.
Huge Hong Kong march is show of absolute defiance
This has been absolutely extraordinary.
Gran Canaria: 4,000 evacuated as wildfires rip through island for second time in a week
Thousands of people have been evacuated from dozens of towns on Gran Canaria as firefighters battle to contain out-of-control wildfires.
Stranded migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italy
Migrants on a humanitarian ship off the Italian coast had to be chased down after they jumped into the sea in a desperate attempt to reach land.
Bomb blast at wedding party in Kabul, Afghanistan kills 63 and injures 182 more
Sixty-three people have died and 182 are injured after an explosion ripped through a wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
Sole survivor of doomed boat says ships 'ran away' as migrants starved to death
The sole survivor of a doomed attempt by 15 migrants to cross the Mediterranean and reach Europe has told how other boats sailed past him.
French waiter 'shot dead over slow sandwich'
A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.