Elections in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, are extended to Sunday in some parts of the country after delays and a number of attacks.
Guards abandoned a prison in Debaltseve, Ukraine, but some of the inmates chose stayed behind. CNN's Yasmin Amer reports.
Islamist militants capture the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups and jihadists say.
The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.
A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.
A couple marry in the Easter egg aisle of the Cambridgeshire supermarket where they shared their first date.
It has been five years since I started Let's Move!, an initiative to address childhood obesity and help all our kids grow up healthy. And as we mark this fifth anniversary, we're celebrating how far we've come, we're challenging ourselves to do even more, and we're committing to be true champions for this issue in the years ahead. That's our theme for this anniversary year: Celebrate, challenge, champion.
When one man sat down next to a second man in a St. Louis light rail car late Monday and asked him his opinion on the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, it was not the beginning of a discussion. It was the start of an assault.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says her party will reform the "discredited Westminster system" for ordinary people, wherever they are in the UK.
Barney Frank, to say the least, knows his way around politics. In a Chicago appearance recently, the retired congressman had the sold-out crowd at the Center on Halsted well entertained as he detailed his 45-year journey in public service.
It has been an eventful day for Nigeria, as the country votes in long-awaited presidential elections. BBC Africa looks back at the day's key developments.
The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".
A siege that started with gunmen detonating a bomb and spraying bullets in a hotel in Somalia ended early Saturday with at least 20 people dead, authorities said.
Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year.
A spectator is killed in a crash involving British driver Jann Mardenborough during an endurance race at the Nurburgring.
James Bond's latest mission has been revealed in the first trailer for "SPECTRE" which was released Friday.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.