Carrie Lam elected Hong Kong's new chief executive
Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's former deputy chief, and Beijing's choice elected as city's new leader, Chinese media report.
Hong Kong chooses new leader as China looks on
Electoral Committee begins vote counting in deeply divided city, with some fearful of China curtailing its freedoms.
Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum
President says Turkey may hold a public vote on whether to continue to pursue European Union membership.
Has the rule of engagement changed in Iraq?
There has been an outcry over the high number of civilians killed by suspected US-led coalition air strikes in Mosul.
Scores detained after defying Belarus protest ban
Police detain scores attempting to hold banned rally, days after president warns of foreign-backed plot to topple him.
Kamwina Nsapu militia kill 40 policemen in DR Congo
Officials say the rebel fighters attacked the police as they were driving from Tshikapa to Kananga.
Coalition says it hit Mosul site where civilians died
Coalition says it struck area in west Mosul where officials say scores of civilians were killed by aerial bombardment.
Bangladesh anti-terror raids: Civilians killed in blast
At least two civilians and one policeman killed during the operation at a residential building in Sylhet city.
Tuareg factions to boycott Mali peace conference
Separatist groups vow to boycott talks with the government next week, explaining they are not sufficiently inclusive.
Thousands attend Gaza funeral of slain Hamas official
Hong Kong's election: A vote without voters
Although an election committee will choose Hong Kong's new Chief Executive, the vote has caused much debate in the city.
Hamas blames Israel after Mazen Faqha assassination
Gaza police say Israel and collaborators responsible for killing of senior Hamas member Mazen Faqha.
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Frustration as cabin electronics ban comes into force
Passengers decry US, UK ban on laptops and tablets in hand luggage on some flights from Middle East and North Africa.
The art and evolution of headline writing
How have headlines evolved, from their early days in the late 19th century to their bold modern digital descendants?
Wiretaps, hacks and spin in Donald Trump's America
Conspiracy theories and rumours swirl in Washington, DC as media and the American public try to make sense of it all.