The European Union announces emergency talks on its escalating migrant crisis, as record numbers try to enter the bloc by sea or land.
The Islamic State group has destroyed part of another temple at the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, activists and witnesses say.
Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world's largest natural gas fields off Egypt's coast.
The families left on either side of a superpower border
Kabul family life on hold amid violence
The real story of the PoW played by Steve McQueen
Turks and Caicos Islands debates marine mammal park
The radio station not even Katrina could silence
An emotional arrival in Europe
World number three Maria Sharapova withdraws from the US Open on the eve of the tournament because of injury.