Former Nazi officer dubbed the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz" went on trial in Germany, with almost 70 Holocaust survivors relatives at the court.
Surveys favour a yes vote in the referendum but activists fear the public may yet spring a shock defeat.
America needs to show it is no longer happy to squander the talent of anyone with ovaries.
Marzieh Afkham, who is the country's first foreign ministry spokesperson, will head a mission in an unnamed East Asian country.
Vladimir Putin has opened the way for the controversial delivery of a sophisticated missile system to Iran - embargoed for the past five years.
US police officer Walter Scott faces the death penalty for killing a man he'd stopped for a broken car light.
IS militants have destroyed countless irreplaceable artefacts and heritage sites, leading to comparisons to the atrocities of Mao Zedong and Pol Pot.
A US jury unanimously convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and found him guilty on all 30 counts related to the 2013 Boston bombings attacks.
Police in the US state of South Carolina charged an officer with murder after a video showed him apparently gunning down a fleeing black man.
Staff at an immigration camp on Nauru claim the Australian government was aware of the alleged sexual abuse of women and children asylum seekers.
Iran and world powers reached an agreement on "key parameters" of a potentially historic deal aimed at preventing Iran from building nuclear bombs.
According to activist asylumseekers this is just another technique Israel is using to make their lives miserable and force people to leave.
As the Conservatives lag at the polls, the UK prime minister warns of economic doom if Labour wins.
An airstrike on a refugee camp has raised the civilian body count as Saudi Arabia fights rebels.
An agreement would also boost the legacies of the presidents of both Iran and the United States.
The Joint Arab List, a coalition of Israel's Arab parties that is now the third-largest group in the Knesset, did not accept Netanyahu's apology.
A crisis looms as the prime minister opposes Recep Erdogan's desire to be a superpresident.
The cause of the crash remains a mystery but authorities have recovered a black box from the Airbus A320 at the crash site.