A police officer is in custody after a string of fatal shootings in suburban Washington over a 24-hour period.
Syrian government troops storm a prison in the central city of Hama to try to put down a mutiny among some 800 inmates, monitors say.
Prominent Turkish journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul are jailed for revealing state secrets.
Sadiq Khan looks on course to be elected London mayor – a boost to Labour after it slumped to third place in Scotland, where the SNP won again.
A senate committee in the Brazilian congress votes in favour of President Dilma Rousseff facing trial for breaking budget laws.
West Ham become the first club in the UK to sign a professional video game competitor by employing esports player Sean Allen.
The source behind the leak of the Panama Papers speaks for the first time, offering to help with prosecutions in return for immunity.
In the aftermath of an air strike on an Idlib refugee camp that reportedly killed at least 28 people, Will Ross reports that there is ‘little hope of real ceasefire’ in Syria.
Turkey’s president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying “we’ll go our way, you go yours”.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un opens rare party congress by praising nuclear achievements in front of thousands of delegates.