US prosecutors accuse Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over a 24-year period.
The European Commission urges EU states to take in 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who land in Italy and Greece in the next two years.
Some 20,000 people in the German city of Cologne are forced to leave their homes as authorities defuse a one-tonne bomb from World War Two.
The plan to send ice from the Alps to Antarctica
City booms under Turkey's Islamist-rooted government
The blog calling out gender imbalance on panels
How a US hiking tradition helped hide a fugitive
Ice skating in Havana's waterfront
Ukraine's frontline civilians defy bombardment
As Saudi-led air strikes continue in Yemen, many people are fleeing across the Gulf of Aden to Djibouti - where your fate is determined by the country on your passport.
Chief international correspondent