UN deaths in Nepal helicopter crash
Officials were returning from arms monitoring mission at ex-Maoist fighters' camps.
Black begins fraud prison sentence
The disgraced media mogul is to serve more than six years in a US jail.
UN approves new Iran sanctions
International Atomic Energy Agency presses Tehran over its nuclear programme.
US warplanes target Somali town
Four civilians reportedly killed in town close to the Kenyan border.
Dozens arrested in Saudi Arabia
Police detain 28 people, including foreigners, over alleged 'terror campaign'.
Iran calls on US to quit Iraq
Call comes on second day of Ahmadinejad's landmark visit to Baghdad.
Dozens die in Baghdad bombings
At least 25 people are killed despite tight security over Iranian president's visit.
Gazprom cuts Ukraine gas supply
Russian monopoly reduces supplies by 25 per cent over unresolved debt dispute.
Nepal's 'living goddess' retires
Eleven-year-old 'living goddess' quits a year after her controversial visit abroad.
Armenia enforces emergency rule
Troops deployed amid efforts to mediate in the ex-Soviet state's gravest crisis.
UN: British soil used for rendition
Special rapporteur has evidence Diego Garcia used for detention of terror suspects.
Abbas suspends ties with Israel
Israel mounts deadly overnight raids, raising toll past 100 in sixth day of attacks.
Putin's pick wins Russian election
Dmitry Medvedev promises "direct continuation" of predecessor's policies.
East Timor fighter surrenders
Suspect in last month's attacks on country's leaders turns himself in.
Chavez beefs up Colombia border
Venezuela leader says Bogota attacks on Farc fighters inside Ecuador could spark war.
LRA and Uganda sign peace pact
Deal provides for disarmament and demobilisation of Lord's Resistance Army
Ahmadinejad in landmark Iraq visit
Iranian president visiting Baghdad for talks that could help improve Iraqi security.
Scores killed in Pakistan bombing
Suicide bomber targets gathering of tribal elders in northwest of the country.
Armenia opposition ends protest
Defeated presidential candidate suspends protests until emergency rule expires.
Thailand begins Hmong deportations
Aid groups question claim that Petchabun camp inmates returned to Laos voluntarily.