There are fears for the safety hundreds of vulnerable orangutans in Indonesia, as forest fires continue to rage across the country.
Russia will hold more talks with the US on air safety during the two countries' Syrian bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon.
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired a rocket into southern Israel, the Israeli military says, hours after six Palestinians were shot dead.
The world's largest indoor ice climbing facility could open later this year after being closed by a fire.
More than 90% of England's hospices inspected so far have been rated as "good" or "outstanding", the care watchdog says.
Two suspected gunmen are in custody after separate shootings at Northern Arizona University and Texas Southern University leave two dead.
North Korea holds what is expected to be one of its biggest celebrations ever, marking the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.
Once dubbed "Europe's last dictator", Belarusian president, Alexander Lukashenko, is set to be re-elected for the fifth consecutive time.
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was urged to soften her image, newly released personal documents reveal.
Photographs by one of India's best-known fashion designers JJ Valaya, which show models dressed up as characters from the royal courts, and placed in the present-day Delhi, are being exhibited in the Indian capital.
A review of the "costs and benefits" of the UK's EU membership is to be conducted by the Treasury Select Committee.
Ancient bones from a North Yorkshire cave, including the remains of rhinos, bears and hyenas, are to be transformed into a digital museum.
Politeness and eloquence on the road to Europe
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
When scientists first saw Whale Rock in images returned from Nasa's Curiosity rover on Mars, they really weren't sure what to make of it. Since then it's become the linchpin in a story about water on early Mars.
Nikki Fox investigates what life is like for disabled people in Rio de Janeiro, one year before the Paralympic Games.
The lost art of getting completely and utterly lost
North Korea is preparing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.
A new film about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs examines the man's life, personal relationships and gadgets.
The financial situation of the NHS in England, which has reported a £930m deficit in the first three months of the year, and the use of Viagra to treat an unborn baby make Saturday's front pages.