The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sentenced to eight months in prison in a corruption trial.
An Australian man who imprisoned a Dutch backpacker in a hotel room for six weeks, repeatedly raping and beating her, is jailed for 17 years.
The governing People’s Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.
There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers
A total of 139 grave sites of suspected migrants have been found in 28 trafficking camps close to Malaysia’s border with Thailand, police say.
More than 350 people are reported to have died in a heat wave sweeping India with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.
A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants “in days”.
The hunt for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner in Oxfordshire enters its second day.
The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is hoping to make the next and most difficult leg of its journey.