Heavy gunfire and a series of explosions are reported in a guesthouse popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
Northern Ireland's controversial Welfare Reform Bill has failed to pass at Stormont after failing to win the support of nationalist parties.
A handgun used in the murder of a senior IRA man in Belfast was from eastern Europe and "extremely rare", police have said.
Barristers in Northern Ireland withdraw from all new criminal cases requiring legal aid in protest against new rules reducing the level of payments.
The Irish government agrees to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, the owner of British Airways.
Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni says he has survived an assassination attempt after his car was attacked by gunmen in the eastern city of Tobruk.
A US court rules President Obama's plans to protect almost five million illegal immigrants from deportation must stay on hold.
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says he does not rule out one day running to lead the party - but hopes a vacancy does not arise.
A senior member of the Qatar royal family has warned that Muslims are being "dehumanised" by the coverage of violent extremism in the Middle East.
The UK will not be part of any EU plan to relocate thousands of African migrants currently in Italy and Greece, the international development secretary says.
The number of arrests made by Baltimore police in May has plummeted as shootings and homicides have dramatically increased.
Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
The Cleveland police department, which has been criticised for aggressive tactics against African Americans, agrees to strict federal reforms.
A male has been arrested after a child was involved in a collision with a quad bike in Rhondda Cynon Taff.
A "hideous" statue of Mr Potato Head which was banished from a Derbyshire town in the early 2000s is set to return.
An Italian organised crime boss convicted for more than 20 murders has been caught in Brazil after 31 years on the run.
Ukraine's frontline civilians defy bombardment
A leading literary magazine that claimed to have found an unpublished poem by Philip Larkin admits that it was the work of a different writer.
Eastern Ukraine is enduring a second summer of conflict, as a ceasefire, nominally in place since February, has failed to stop the violence in areas around Donetsk airport.
Watford are close to parting company with boss Slavisa Jokanovic despite him leading the club to promotion to the Premier League.