Russian foreign minister denies his country's involvement in the attempted murder of an ex-spy.
The move will allow very sick patients to seek what is known as passive euthanasia.
A travelling photographer managed to track down the couple in his chance shot of a marriage proposal.
Jaspal Atwal was invited to an event with Canada's PM despite a conviction for trying to kill an Indian minister.
Officials are struggling to contain the fire and say the number of casualties is likely to rise.
Key trading nations have hit out after Donald Trump signed off import duties on steel and aluminium.
Talking to North Korea could make heroes of the US and South Korean leaders, or be a catastrophic mistake.
Women in Spain mark International Women's Day with a strike targeting gender inequality and sexual discrimination.
How one Mexican police chief tried to clean up the local force and establish order.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Natthanan is a 10 year-old professional make-up artist from Thailand, who has worked at London Fashion Week 2018.
From boar hair toothbrushes to beeswax food wrap, here's how you can dump the disposable plastics.
What started as protests against the government has morphed into a global conflict.
The US president is ready to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un to talk about denuclearisation, officials say.
Since cars were invented, people have dreamed about making them fly. So why haven't they taken off?
Mattel rejects claims from Kahlo's relatives that it was "not authorised" to produce a Kahlo doll.
Critics may say Trump skipped economics, like a certain movie truant, but Abe would back his policy.
Seven hundred doctors from Quebec refuse a pay rise in favour of funding patient services.
At a White House event the US president joked with steelworkers - and challenged one to arm wrestle.
A New Hampshire lottery winner picks up prize amidst lawsuit with the state to stay unnamed.
Countries had warned a new trade war could be triggered by the new tariffs on steel and aluminium
The couple lost custody of their foster children for refusing to lie about Easter Bunny.
A new study claims the bones discovered on a Pacific island are a 99% match with the explorer.
The Irish public is to vote in a referendum on abortion, prompting women to share their stories.
The reality star's "empowerment" range for International Women's Day has proven controversial.
Eleven countries have signed on, but what does it do and who are the winners and losers?
Two Emperor penguins stumbled across a camera that was left by an Australian Antarctic explorer.
He has been accused by three female journalists of sexual harassment but denies the claims.
Fans sing at the funeral of Italy and Fiorentina footballer Davide Astori in Florence.
The second storm to hit the eastern seaboard in less than a week snarled commutes and closed schools.
A man accidentally put himself in harm's way when he jumped out of a car he forgot to put in park.
The 14-year-old boy allegedly dressed in police uniform and attempted to investigate homes, police say.
The leader of the former rebel group had heart surgery on Wednesday but had also been polling badly.
Actress Susan Sarandon has revealed that the late Paul Newman once handed her part of his salary to top up her pay for a movie.
President Duda reaches out to Jews persecuted under communism as tensions with Israel continue.
The New York Times mistakenly publishes an article modified by joke software.
Emily Thornberry said the rate of executions in Saudi Arabia had doubled over the past six months. Her timeline is incorrect, but her broader point is backed up by human rights organisations' figures.
People around the world rally against gender inequality and sexual discrimination.
State-run television to revisit familiar themes of warfare and patriotism.
Top TV channels end a near-silence on the UK spy poisoning with a "warning to traitors".
An Austrian family of three and a young man from Chechnya are in hospital with injuries.
Unlike the Winter Olympics, there will be no joint Korean march at the opening of the Paralympics on Friday, the South says.
Mhlengi Gwala is now "doing well" after surgery, an official has told the BBC.
The woman, who staged a public protest against strict modesty laws, is sentenced to two years.
The incident happened after the trainer allowed children into the cage at a show in Jeddah.
Former Irish President Mary McAleese demands a greater say for women in Church governance.
Terry Bryant pleads not guilty to stealing the best actress statuette after Sunday's ceremony.
The top court set aside a ruling that annulled a marriage between a Hindu woman and a Muslim man.
The female judo champions in India are not letting their visual impairments limit them.
The revelation comes a day after adult film star Stormy Daniels filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump.
Balkrishna Doshi is the first Indian to receive the award, considered architecture's highest honour.
Some Spanish women will go on strike on International Women's Day to highlight sexism and the gender pay gap.
Beijing welcomes a planned inter-Korean summit, but echoes Japan's warning that there is far to go.
An Australian farmer says he was "stunned" by the sight of six animals lined against a fence.
Some Spanish workers go on strike on International Women's Day to highlight gender inequalities.
Peter Madsen faces charges of killing and dismembering the Swedish journalist.
Women are disproportionately affected by the impacts of changing weather patterns, studies show.
Parents' whose adult children move back home suffer a decline in quality of life, research suggests.
Even though football is one of the most popular women's sports, challenges for female players remain.
Nadia Nadim started playing football in a refugee camp after fleeing Afghanistan as a child. Now she is the first immigrant to play for the Danish national team.
State lawmakers pass a bill that raises the legal age to buy a firearm from 18 to 21.
Syrian illustrator Dima Nachawi draws pictures showing the true stories of people in love, in the middle of a conflict.
The BBC's Gavin Fischer hears his great-uncle's voice for the first time in newly released tapes.
Not everybody in the car industry is ready to stop using female models to help sales.
Should motor manufacturers still be using models to sell cars?
Aminata Camara is the Gambian Under-17 football captain – but her family want her to stop playing and get married.
Mosques and Muslim-owned businesses have been attacked.
Ryan Arcand, who became famous when a video of him playing piano in the street went viral, has died.
Men are still paid on average 9% more than women despite equal pay laws going back decades.
US plans to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium face opposition at home and abroad.
Virginia McLaurin famously danced with the Obamas on her 106th birthday - now she has been taught a few basketball moves.
A look back at high profile Russians to have been targeted on foreign soil.
The judge violated the accused man's rights after he refused to answer questions, a court ruled.
Thomas Kray's headcam was recording when the avalanche struck - he survived by activating his safety airbag.
Attacks on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave continue as fears mount for civilians.
The 90-year-old former military ruler was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity.
Daniela Vega, who made history as the first transgender presenter at the Oscars, speaks of inequalities.
"Music soothes all the pain," says a young musician dealing with the aftermath of the mass shooting.
A visitor flicks a cigarette into an orangutan's enclosure - zoo staff say the guard was on a break.
A dispute between Kosovo and Serbia is slowing down alarm clocks across 25 countries, operators say.
A prosecutor says it is good fortune no one died in Freital's attacks on refugees and politicians.
The city pushes back "Day Zero" to August, but says the 50 litre daily limit remains in force.
Search giant confirms its image recognition tech is being used, reportedly to analyse drone videos.
The authorities are trying to stop violence by Buddhists targeting minority Muslims from spreading.
A suspected poisoning in Salisbury led to renewed attention on a string of deaths in the UK.
While many families in the UK are gearing up for Mother's Day, a school in Belgium says it will no longer be celebrating it.
Archbishop Óscar Romero was shot dead while he celebrated Mass in El Salvador in 1980.
The state senate approves a bill that would prevent women accessing terminations after 15 weeks.
The footballer posts online about anti-immigrant League politician, Toni Iwobi, saying "shame!"
Senior officials are to visit the US this week to discuss their meeting with N Korea's Kim Jong-un.
A man who told a female police officer that her job did not suit women has been fined.
At least five killed in helicopter crash in southern Russian republic of Chechnya, local media report.
South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala is reportedly attacked while training by three men attempting to cut off his legs with a saw.
The European Parliament urges the UK to soften its Brexit "red lines", in a leaked resolution.
The soft drinks giant is set to make its first alcoholic product in its 125-year history.
A dying woman and her partner were the first same-sex couple to legally marry, it is revealed.
Billy McFarland, who co-founded the "luxury festival" in The Bahamas, pleads guilty to two counts of wire fraud.
A diver's viral video revealed just how much plastic pollution there is in the seas off the popular island.
Purinton still faces federal charges over the attack that could carry a death sentence.
Stormy Daniels says a nondisclosure contract she signed over an alleged sexual affair is invalid.