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'Exploding ant' species found in South East Asia

The newly discovered canopy-dwelling ants are nicknamed after their bizarre defensive behaviour. READ MORE

Mario Abdo Benítez wins Paraguay's presidential election

The candidate from the ruling Colorado Party, Mario Abdo Benítez, is elected after a close-fought race. READ MORE

South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North

It comes as leaders from both countries prepare to meet and North Korea says it is halting nuclear tests. READ MORE

Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

The animal, Max, remained with the three-year-old girl as she took shelter in Australia. READ MORE

France approves controversial immigration bill

The law shortens asylum application deadlines and doubles the time illegal migrants can be detained. READ MORE

UK will leave customs union, insists PM's office

Before a Commons debate this week, the government says it will not change its position. READ MORE

Nicaragua president scraps pension cuts after deadly riots

President Daniel Ortega revokes pensions and social security cuts after at least 25 people die in riots. READ MORE

Jacinda Ardern: I don't mind the interest in my pregnancy

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern talks exclusively to the BBC about how she'll juggle a baby with politics. READ MORE

'Welcome to my plastic bottle castle'

Meet "Plastic King" Robert Bezeau and his four-storey castle made out of recycled bottles in Panama. READ MORE

'In six days I'll lose my voice forever'

Lonnie's tongue is about to be removed. What will he say to loved ones with his final words? READ MORE

Climate change: Michael Bloomberg offers $4.5m for Paris deal

The former New York Mayor offers $4.5m to cover the lapsed US contribution to the climate agreement. READ MORE

Canadian accused of murder is lynched in Peruvian Amazon

Police find the body of a Canadian man who was accused of murdering an indigenous spiritual leader. READ MORE