An elephant orphanage in Kenya is seeing an upsurge in orphaned elephants brought there because of the poaching crisis occurring across Africa.
Australian Football League star Stephen Milne has been charged with the rape of a 19-year-old woman, nine years after the original investigation.
Officials say a 22-year-old man has been shot during a demonstration in Antakya city, near the border with Syria, and later died in hospital.
China has joined calls for Washington to provide explanations following the disclosure of the US National Security Agency's alleged spying programmes.
Apple says it has received between 4 000 and 5 000 requests from US law enforcement for customer data for the six months ended in May.
Floyd Mayweather has announced via Twitter that he will fight young Mexican star Canelo Alvarez at the MGM Grand.
Hobbits, elves and dragons appear to be coaxing tourists to New Zealand as fans await their first glimpse of the second movie in "The Hobbit" trilogy.
Humanitarian aid won't be allowed into Qusair until the fighting there is over, Syria's foreign minister has told UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
The FBI has seen enough merit in a reputed Mafia captain's tip to once again go in search of the elusive remains of Jimmy Hoffa.
The rebel group has driven 19 000 rice farmers from their land, while a military crackdown is preventing thousands more from working their fields.