If confirmed, it would be a rare case of a European fighting alongside insurgents in Afghanistan.
BBC News's Stephanie Hegarty is at the school where more than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted.
The Russian president is giving his annual address ahead of the upcoming election.
It's not Australia's first same-sex wedding, but it is the first on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Raban Alou supplied a gun that was used to murder Sydney police worker Curtis Cheng in 2015.
At current rates of progress no African country will meet the UN goal set for 2030, a study reveals.
Three years ago April Reign was a regular film goer, one tweet later she has helped make Hollywood history.
Officials say taking the unregistered firearms off the streets has made the country safer.
Simba and Saeed were rescued from war-torn Iraq and Syria and brought to safety in South Africa.
Environmentalists say the changes will make illegal deforestation of the rainforest acceptable.
In an increasingly patriarchal society, defiant voices can be found, writes the BBC's Mark Lowen in Istanbul.
We asked people from cold Russia, Serbia, Canada, Austria and... Newcastle, England, for their tips on how to stay warm.
A Kenyan film school is a surprise challenge to Hollywood superstars in the chase for an Oscar this weekend.
In the UK, there is evidence to suggest that snowfall has decreased over the past few decades. Worldwide, it's a more complicated picture.
The film star's passing has led industry insiders to speak out about the pressures facing actors.
Vietnam's tech economy is experiencing an innovation renaissance, with the return of overseas nationals injecting fresh ideas and a new energy.
Female officer from Afghan military training academy becomes first to go to Sandhurst in the UK.
The PM's talks with the EU Council president come as she prepares to outline vision for future EU relations.
President Trump hosted his fourth meeting on gun reform in the White House in a week.
CEO Scott Blackmun cites health reasons, but had faced pressure to resign over Nassar gymnasts abuse.
Three people share their stories of being faced with an armed threat - did they run or fight?
Hope Hicks, White House communications director and one of President Trump's longest serving advisers, to step down.
Most uses of insecticides known as neonicotinoids represent a risk to wild bees and honeybees, say European experts.
President Trump says he would have run into the Florida school, even unarmed. What would you do?
After a Ghanaian teacher using his blackboard to teach IT went viral, Microsoft promised to help.
The world's biggest music streaming firm will become a publicly listed company.
Local media reports link the malware attack to the Russian hacking group known as Fancy Bear.
Laetitia Avia posted the offensive text on Twitter and said she had never experienced such racism.
The cold has reportedly killed dozens across the continent.
The fashion house fills its catwalk with political slogans, drawing parallels between 1968 and today.
They say refusal to allow competition against Israeli athletes puts them in an impossible position.
Florida student Lyliah Skinner explains her feelings as she prepares for her first day back since the fatal shooting.
Immigration officials say 864 criminals remain at large after the mayor's warning.
Eliza Reid, wife of country's president, attends film awards gala in Red Cross charity shop jacket.
All preachers must now have theological training before opening a church.
A former stylist to the US TV presenter alleges he repeatedly sexually harassed and assaulted her.
The committee that awards the prize has filed a report with Norwegian police.
Russia's Olympic membership is restored following suspension from the Winter Games, the country's Olympic Committee says.
President Ghani says the militants could become a legitimate party if they help end years of war.
Evan Rachel Wood gives powerful testimony about being a rape victim to Congress in the US.
Fence disappears after video of 'police officer's' graffiti art goes viral on Russian internet.
Jan Kuciak's piece claims an Italian crime syndicate with government links is embezzling EU funds.
About 3,000 soldiers are sent to patrol the streets, but residents say they are being harassed.
Hollywood's first black female director explains why Disney's Wrinkle in Time has captured the spirit of the moment.
The EU unveils a legal draft of its agreement with the UK covering the Northern Ireland border.
A package of bills is being reviewed following the school shooting that left 17 people dead.
The ritual involves piercing the skin of boys between five and 12 years with a small iron hook.
Nine children were killed and 10 injured when his SUV ran over a crowd of students in Bihar state.
Pictograms including one of a soggy bottom accepted as global standard.
Other countries try to lure post-Brexit business overseas by hearing legal cases in English.
Michaelia Cash threatens to name female staffers "over which... rumours abound", prompting a backlash.
After Oxfam's handling of a sex scandal in Haiti, the foreign aid sector faces tough questions.
International development charity BBC Media Action reveals six people were dismissed over 10 years.
The Briton and Australian murdered a teenager after plotting to become serial killers, a jury heard.
The government says the population needs controlling but animal activists say it's a cruel approach.
The party says ex-state governor Henri Falcón is wrong to validate the country's electoral system.
It is expected to say Northern Ireland may have to follow EU single market rules to avoid a hard border.
India fans are gathering near the residence of the Bollywood star who died in Dubai on Saturday.
Israel shelves tax plans that prompted Church leaders to close doors of Christianity's holiest site.
Baidu's iQiyi streaming platform has a growing user base but has yet to make a profit.
Blind people who use sound to navigate their environment adjust their clicks very similarly to bats, research reveals.
A new strategy aims to tackle the influence of violent Islamist groups - but will it stop attacks?
Millions of vehicles have faulty Takata airbags, forcing one the nation's biggest consumer recalls.
Hong Kong actor Antony Wong considers his mixed-race heritage - and how it has shaped him.
Media outlets in Pakistan said parliament had declared it to be one, but that's not quite what happened.
Ring makes doorbells that stream videos of people approaching or ringing the front door to phones.
A small window for diplomacy emerged during the "peace Olympics" in Pyeongchang, but it's closing fast.
What you need to know about the five movies competing for the best foreign language film Oscar.
Hibo Wadere was a victim of female genital mutilation and talks about her experience.
One in five students in Los Angeles face housing insecurity - so where are they living?
At home with Superorganism - the eight-piece pop group who made a hit single before they'd even met.
Posing next to a million euros in cash, Robert Fico asked for information about Jan Kuciak's murder.
Emily Moser was beaten up in an attempted rape. Now she teaches women self-defence. She says interest in classes has risen following revelations of sexual harassment in the US.
How one hit E4 show of the 2000's has produced the Oscar nominees of today.
Donald Trump's plans receive a boost from a judge he once berated for being of "Mexican heritage".
Pyongyang has been sending equipment to the country, media reports say, citing a UN report.
Puskas, the eight-year-old police dog, required jaw surgery after tackling the fugitive.
The 90-year-old, known as "The Hyena," was sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity.
The company has developed new software that works with lasers to speed up its jean-making process.
Police believe these could be the people who attacked 11 traffic cameras in one day in Washington DC.
President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner's security clearance downgraded - officials.
Monica Lewinsky, who had an infamous affair with the president, reflects after the #MeToo movement.
From the Italian ruins of Pompeii to the high German peaks, extreme cold and snowfall hits Europe.
How an arson attack that burned down Germany's parliament building helped the Nazis take control.
The White House communications director and ex-model has been called Mr Trump's closest confidante.
Bystanders tried in vain to save the 22-year-old woman, who was attacked at a private game reserve.
Egyptian pop star Sherine is facing six months in prison after a joke about the River Nile.
The 1932 vehicle once belonged to the pilot who mysteriously disappeared over the Pacific Ocean
It comes after the country's opposition party was dissolved and its leader was jailed.
A prominent leader of Syria's Kurdish community has been released from detention in Prague.
Danish police could use harsher methods in deprived areas with large immigrant communities.
Scientists investigate the microbes that survive in the South American desert on very little water.
Brad Parscale joined the Trump Organization in 2011 as a digital media strategist
A government critic tells the BBC why China's president should not be allowed to rule indefinitely.
Prentis Robinson had just left a police station when he was fatally shot on Facebook Live.
India's news media face backlash over graphics showing Sridevi in bathrooms to illustrate her death
You know when you're a kid and your parents keep making you pose for holiday photos? Well that's what Hadrien Trudeau's been having to do all week.
The controversial bell, embossed with a swastika and Adolf Hitler's name, will be kept as a memorial.
US First Lady Melania Trump has been mocked online for her speech about 'positive' social media habits
The three Italians disappeared in Mexico on 31 January and local police are thought to be involved.