The UN-backed Libyan government is under siege from rebels led by General Khalifa Heftar.
A US couple who starved and locked up 12 of their 13 children have been jailed for life.
Petro Poroshenko will have managed to pull off something pretty close to a miracle if he manages to beat his rival Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Sunday's presidential election run-off vote.
Julian Assange was always respectful but went through "hell" in the Ecuadorian embassy as officials tried to "break him down", according to a former senior diplomat.
In a run-down block of flats in north Beijing, up flights of bare concrete stairs, you can hear them singing hymns behind a closed door.
Two schoolgirls are facing charges of plotting mass murder in the US after a teacher allegedly found their detailed written plans to kill nine people.
An heiress to a multibillion-dollar liquor company fortune has pleaded guilty over her role in a sex trafficking case involving a cult-like group in New York.
A baby who weighed just 9oz (258g) when he was born has left hospital after five months.
Hundreds of thousands of bees housed on the roof of the Notre-Dame cathedral have survived Monday's devastating fire.
The UK cannot delay Brexit indefinitely and must stop wasting time, the European commission chief has said.