A New York City police officer has been convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened stairwell.
A battle between rival groups at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico leaves 49 people dead and 12 injured, state officials say.
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Could the Pope's visit lift despair over violence and corruption?
Is kowtowing to parents going too far?
Uncovering the markings on Apollo 11
South Sudan President Salva Kiir reappoints rival Riek Machar to the government as part of a peace deal aimed at ending the country's civil conflict.
Police in the Irish Republic tell a number of journalists that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.
Spear-fishing expert Colin Chester explains the appeal of fishing off Ascension Island.
Will Grant asked Cubans what they made about the upcoming historic meeting between Russian Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis
As the leaders of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches meet for the first time in 1,000 years, Sarah Rainsford assesses what it means to followers of both in Moscow.
Opposition MPs are thrown out of South Africa's parliament for heckling President Jacob Zuma during his state of the nation address.