Bangladesh siege: Twenty foreigners killed at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka

Posted on Saturday July 02, 2016

Twenty people, all of them foreigners, are killed during an attack by suspected Islamists on a cafe in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, officials say.

Australia election polls begin to close

Posted on Saturday July 02, 2016

Australians are voting in the country's federal election, where the conservative coalition government is widely expected to hold power.

Islamic State group: Two senior leaders 'killed in US-led air strike'

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

Two senior military leaders of so-called Islamic State (IS) were killed by a US-led coalition air strike in Iraq, the Pentagon says.

Serbia cafe killing: Gunman shoots wife and four others, injuring 20

Posted on Saturday July 02, 2016

A gunman kills five people and injures at least 20 others when he opens fire with an automatic weapon in a cafe in northern Serbia.

Mexico teachers protest: Food airlifts to relieve Oaxaca blockade

Posted on Saturday July 02, 2016

Mexico's air force flies grain into southern Oaxaca state to deal with dwindling food supplies there caused by roadblocks set up by protesting teachers.

US air and drone strikes 'killed up to 116 civilians'

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

US drone and air strikes killed between 64 and 116 civilians outside war zones between 2009 and 2015, the White House says.

French poet Yves Bonnefoy dies

Posted on Saturday July 02, 2016

The French poet, translator and art critique Yves Bonnefoy dies, aged 93, according to media reports.

BHP fights Brazil claim over iron mine collapse

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

Mining giant BHP Billiton says it will fight the suspension by the Brazilian Supreme Court of a settlement for damages caused by a dam burst at an iron ore mine.

Israel and Palestinians: Powers warn of 'perpetual conflict'

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

World powers warn of "perpetual occupation and conflict" between Israel and Palestinian unless both sides take positive action.

Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome facing 'toughest challenge'

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

Britain's Chris Froome says the level of his rivals is "that much stronger" as he prepares to try and win a third Tour de France title.

Ceremony in France to mark Battle of the Somme centenary

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

Commemorations have been held in France to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

Eyewitness captures Dhaka cafe raid

Posted on Saturday July 02, 2016

A Dhaka resident captures the sound of gunshots as Bangladeshi troops clear a cafe in the capital, where gunmen took at least 20 hostages.

How Bangladesh siege unfolded

Posted on Saturday July 02, 2016

Bangladeshi troops have cleared a cafe in the capital Dhaka where suspected Islamist gunmen killed 20 hostages.

Cardiff erupts as fans celebrate Wales win

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

Crowds in Cardiff's fan zone celebrate Wales' third goal against Belgium in the Euro 2016 semi-final.

Greek fears over Brexit impact

Posted on Saturday July 02, 2016

Greek exporters and tourist destinations say they are worried that the UK leaving the EU will hit their profits.

Photographing the children of war

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

As AP's Chief Photographer for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan, Muhammed Muheisen has focused on children caught up in conflict.

Investigation into first self-drive fatal crash

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

An investigation is under way into what could be the first death caused by self-driving technology.

BBC presenter's tears over racist abuse

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

Trish Adudu is moved to tears as she describes the racist tirade she faced in Coventry city centre.

Orangutans return home after Indonesia forest fires

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

Three orangutans rescued from forest fires in Indonesia are returned to the wild by International Animal Rescue workers.

The father of trending

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016

"What's trending?" is a common question online, but it wasn't long ago that we didn't have an easy way to answer.