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IS 'blows up' Mosul mosque where caliphate was declared
IS fighters have blown up al Nuri mosque in Mosul, where the group's leader declared the caliphate, the Iraqi military has said.
North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump
North Korea has called the US president a "psychopath" - a criticism some have levelled at the leader in Pyongyang.
Donald Trump touts plan for solar-panelled Mexico wall which 'pays for itself'
Donald Trump has said he is considering covering his controversial Mexican border wall with solar panels so it "pays for itself".
French fitness blogger Rebecca Burger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser
A well-known lifestyle blogger in France has been killed by an exploding whipped cream dispenser, her family has said.
Deadly Portugal wildfire 'had criminal origins', fire chief claims
A fierce wildfire that killed 64 people in Portugal over the weekend has been brought under control, officials have confirmed.
Orangutans, tortoises and raccoons seized at Malaysia border
A man smuggling two baby orangutans, 51 tortoises and six raccoons has been arrested at the Malaysian border.
Stolen British supercars shipped to Thailand in tax scam
More than 120 supercars were seized as authorities dismantled an elaborate tax avoidance scam in Britain and Thailand.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman makes his son next in line to the throne
Saudi Arabia has a new heir to the throne after its ruler changed his line of succession.
Could dangerous toothpick crossbow craze be new fidget spinner?
Parents in China are calling for the latest toy craze - miniature crossbows that shoot toothpicks - to be banned.
Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election
Russian hackers targeted election-related systems in 21 states during the 2016 presidential election, a US official has confirmed.