The first snapshot of the Afghanistan elections puts the pair of ex-ministers in the lead. But two minority candidates could decide the final result.
The cloning of a dachshund puppy named Mini-Winnie by a Korean company called Sooam Biotech has raised ethical issues, say scientists.
The Quino checkerspot butterfly has saved itself from extinction by shifting to a higher altitude and picking a new species of plant for laying eggs.
The French justice minister will not attend commemorations marking 20th anniversary of genocide, after Paul Kagame's comments.
The fashion designer and partner of musician Mick Jagger has left her $8m apartment and $1m in valuables to him, according to the New York Post.
Wes Anderson's staggeringly realised hotel of secret passion is an exhilarating and intelligent drama.
The latest big thing in science will also permit analysis of how much dark energy drove the inflation of the universe.
Bitcoin's reputation as a viable currency has been dealt a blow, with its biggest exchange filing for bankruptcy in the wake of a digital robbery.
The nine-month-old prince will go with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Australia and New Zealand for three weeks in April.
Events in Crimea have the potential to turn Ukraine into Europe's worst security nightmare since the revolutions of 1989.