US-led anti-IS coalition killed 1,300 civilians

Image copyright AFP Image caption The coalition says it makes every effort to avoid civilian casualties The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) group says it has unintentionally killed more than 1,300 civilians in…

Australia Modboy taunts police over arrest warrant

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ethan 'Modboy' Bramble has tattoos to his face and eyeballs A heavily-tattooed internet star has taunted police in Australia from his Instagram account after a warrant was issued for…

Record eight children win US spelling bee

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionErysipelas, bougainvillea, aiguillette - just some of the words finalists faced in a dramatic showdownA record number of eight children have been crowned co-champions in the US…

Pakistan general gets life for spying

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pakistan's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa (R) endorsed the sentences A Pakistani general has been sentenced to life for spying by a military court that also gave death sentences…

Morocco suspect admits killing Scandinavian hiker

Image copyright AFP / Facebook Image caption Maren Ueland, left, and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen were found dead in a popular tourist area The suspected leader of a jihadist cell has told a Moroccan court that…

Assange subjected to psychological torture

Image copyright AFP Image caption Julian Assange is fighting extradition to the US Julian Assange has suffered "prolonged exposure to psychological torture", the UN's torture expert has said. Nils Melzer urged Britain not to extradite…

Dutch hostage killed in Philippine gun battle

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ewold Horn had been held by the Islamic State-linked militants since 2012 A Dutch hostage held by Philippines militant Islamist group Abu Sayyaf has been killed as he tried…