The actor famous for playing Professor Snape in the fantasy epic has passed away, his family said on Thursday.
Forensic police have yet to verify if suspected commander of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was among those killed and arrested in the raid.
Aung San Suu Kyi's party secured a parliamentary majority from last weekend's polls that will allow it to elect a president and form a government.
The Danish editor who commissioned the Mohammed cartoons that triggered deadly protests a decade ago says he's leaving the Jyllands-Posten newspaper.
Budi Waseso says crocodiles would be better at preventing drug traffickers from escaping prison as they could not be bribed - unlike human guards.
A snapshot of the events that began more than two years ago with the shooting on Valentine's Day of Reeva Steenkamp.
The United States defied China on Tuesday by sending a warship close to artificial islands the rising Asian power is building in disputed waters.
Gunmen hurled grenades and battled with police in deadly clashes in Burundi, the latest violence since the re-election of Pierre Nkurunziza.
Oscar Pistorius's parole conditions compel him to meet Reeva Steenkamp's parents if they wish - now her father says it's his only chance at "closure".
Head of al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate calls on jihadists to attack Russian civilians and soldiers in retaliation for Moscow's air strikes in Syria.