The world's largest indoor ice climbing facility could open later this year after being closed by a fire.
Two suspected gunmen are in custody after separate shootings at Northern Arizona University and Texas Southern University leave two dead.
Once dubbed "Europe's last dictator", Belarusian president, Alexander Lukashenko, is set to be re-elected for the fifth consecutive time.
Costa Ricans are celebrating a man for defending a woman in the street - but he has now been attacked.
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was urged to soften her image, newly released personal documents reveal.
Photographs by one of India's best-known fashion designers JJ Valaya, which show models dressed up as characters from the royal courts, and placed in the present-day Delhi, are being exhibited in the Indian capital.
A review of the "costs and benefits" of the UK's EU membership is to be conducted by the Treasury Select Committee.
The cave that hid the bones of the dales' ancient beasts
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A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
When scientists first saw Whale Rock in images returned from Nasa's Curiosity rover on Mars, they really weren't sure what to make of it. Since then it's become the linchpin in a story about water on early Mars.
Nikki Fox investigates what life is like for disabled people in Rio de Janeiro, one year before the Paralympic Games.
The lost art of getting completely and utterly lost
North Korea is preparing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.
A new film about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs examines the man's life, personal relationships and gadgets.
Chief football writer Phil McNulty rates how England's players performed in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Estonia.
Scotland are close to full strength as Finn Russell and Ross Ford are passed fit to face Samoa.
Fresh violence between Palestinians and Israelis has seen six Palestinians shot dead in Gaza, reports say, and a fresh spate of stabbings.
Russia will take the Formula 1 centre stage this weekend in Sochi, and race organisers hope it can boost tourism and also fuel interest in motorsport.
California authorities have approved an expansion of SeaWorld's aquarium tanks, home to their 11 orca whales.