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Upset as Maldives ousts authoritarian president
Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared a surprise victory in the Maldives presidential election - ousting the authoritarian incumbent who pulled the country out of the Commonwealth and nurtured close links to China.
Mission to rescue badly injured solo sailor stranded 2,000 miles out to sea
An international rescue mission is trying to save a sailor who is unable to move in a yacht drifting in the Indian Ocean and almost 2,000 miles from land.
Japan's hopping space rovers land on asteroid
Two mini space rovers have landed on an asteroid and sent images back to Earth.
Hitler and Lennin stand for election in Peru
Names not seen on ballot papers in several decades have returned in a small town in Peru.
'Bully' US helped attackers who killed 29, says Iran President Hassan Rouhani
The president of Iran has labelled the US a "bully" after an attack on a military parade where at least 29 people were killed.
'Little change' in Zimbabwe since historic election
When Emmerson Mnangagwa pushed long-time friend and fellow revolutionary Robert Mugabe out of the Zimbabwean presidency last year, he promised to deliver far-reaching political and economic reforms to a tired, run-down nation.
My home was burnt down because of my views, says Zimbabwean father-of-five
Zimbabwe's electoral commission denied there was any interference in the country's first elections since Robert Mugabe stood down last year, despite accusations to the contrary.
Christine Blasey Ford: Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to give evidence on alleged sex assault on Thursday
A US woman who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when she was 15 will give evidence to Congress on Thursday.
Cody Wilson, 3D gun printing pioneer, charged with alleged sexual assault on teenage girl
Cody Wilson, the US businessman whose company supplies 3D printed guns, has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.
Nearly $18m of cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananas in Texas
A huge haul of cocaine was discovered hidden in boxes of bananas donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.