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Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

Three opposition parties are disqualified, having refused to run in mayoral elections on Sunday READ MORE

Bitcoin futures trading begins on Cboe exchange in Chicago

Trading in futures contracts is a step towards legitimising the digital currency, its supporters say. READ MORE

German spy agency warns of Chinese Linkedin espionage

Germany's spy agency says China is using the site to gather information on politicians. READ MORE

California wildfires: Santa Barbara threatened by Thomas fire

Fresh evacuations are ordered as the largest of the state's wildfires burns largely uncontrolled. READ MORE

Netanyahu: Palestinians must face reality over Jerusalem

Israel's prime minister says Jerusalem has "never been the capital of any other people". READ MORE

Beirut protests: 'Jerusalem remains a rallying cry'

Protests against US President Donald Trump's controversial decision turn ugly again in Beirut. READ MORE

Wild elephant attacks a bus

An elephant attacked a bus in southwest China while its driver was inside. READ MORE

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - tributes to Carrie Fisher at LA premiere

Stormtroopers, an AT-AT Walker and a panoply of droids brought the Star Wars universe to downtown LA. READ MORE

Nobel Peace Prize winner Ican warns nuclear war 'a tantrum away'

Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, Ican's Beatrice Fihn appears to refer to the North Korean crisis. READ MORE

Jailed UK publicist Clifford dies at 74

Disgraced former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died in hospital, aged 74, after collapsing in prison. READ MORE

Sudan women charged with indecency for wearing trousers

The 24 women attended a party raided by morality police, and could be whipped for "indecency". READ MORE

In Your Face: China’s all-seeing state

China has been building what it calls "the world's biggest camera surveillance network". READ MORE