A boy who was arrested for taking a homemade clock to class in Texas is asking his city and school for $15m (£10m).
The UN considers giving Intangible Cultural Heritage status to the making of North Korean kimchi, the pungent pickled cabbage dish loved in both Koreas.
Panorama shows in graphic detail how Volkswagen cheats European tests.
The subtle flavour of North Korean kimchi looks set to join the spicy South Korean version on a UN heritage list. The BBC's Stephen Evans conducts a test to see which version actually tastes better.
A small bomb explodes in central Athens, causing minor damage but no injuries - the first such incident since the radical left took power in January.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he hopes to visit North Korea "at the earliest time", but that no decision has been made.
Why al-Shabab baulks at an alliance with IS
The former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said the White House can’t say it was not made aware of the growing threat ISIS posed in the region in an exclusive interview Monday with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly on “The Kelly File.”
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes takes a ride on the world's fastest train, which reaches speeds of up to 501km/h.
Scores of migrants are spending another night stuck on the Greece-Macedonia border after they were not allowed to continue their journey.
Jon Sopel on America's Syrian refugee dilemma
The US state department issues a worldwide travel alert for American citizens in response to "increased terrorist threats".
The US is to place four current and former officials in Burundi under sanctions in connection with the continuing violence there.
Scientists say they have bred a genetically modified mosquito that can resist malaria infection.
How the Paris attacks are affecting Muslim children
In some regions of the Indian state of Maharashtra, second or third daughters are not given a name but are merely termed 'Nakusha', meaning 'unwanted'.
US make-up artist Bobbi Brown tells the BBC's Nomsa Maseko that her make-up empowers women.
BBC Newsnight speaks to Carmen Blandin Tarleton - one of the few people in the world to have had a successful face transplant.
Small generators that use heat to make electricity have gone on trial in parts of Malawi where only 10% of the population has access to power.
Ben Carson on Monday backed off his initial support for Donald Trump’s controversial claim that American Muslims were cheering in New Jersey on Sept. 11, 2001, when the World Trade Center fell, as the assertion was decried elsewhere as untrue.