At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the government said.
China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said, reporting the results of high level talks in Washington this week.
Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul as they battled to retake the quarter from Islamic State militants mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their self-declared caliphate.
Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes.
Fears are growing for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried a mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province, with reports of only three survivors so far.
British investigators said they would consider manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people, as thousands of apartment-dwellers a few miles away were told to leave their homes due to fire risk.
Saudi security forces foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.
Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations demands so far reaching it would appear hard to comply.
Theresa May offered fellow EU leaders a "fair" deal for compatriots living in Britain after Brexit, though her peers sounded sceptical, demanding more detail from a leader weakened by an electoral misfire.
US President Donald Trump says he didn't make and doesn't have any tapes of his conversations with James Comey, after suggesting last month he might have recordings that could damage the former FBI director.
Thousands of friends and family members have farewelled an American student who died days after returning to the US in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea.
North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the US believes could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Top seed Roger Federer has beaten Germany's Mischa Zverev 7-6(4) 6-4 to advance to the last eight of the Halle Open.
In preparing his team for Saturday's seismic first test against the British and Irish Lions, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made a point of looking to the past for inspiration.
Australia has fought back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon in the Confederations Cup.
Afghanistan and Ireland will join the ranks of full test-playing nations after receiving the backing of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) conference.
Some of the biggest names in British music, including Stormzy, Robbie Williams and The Who, released a charity single to raise funds for people affected by the fire at a tower block in west London.
German prosecutors said they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich this month.
Australia said it would resume air strikes into Syria, ending a two-day suspension implemented after the downing of a Syrian military aircraft triggered a Russian threat against Washington-led coalition planes.
Two holdout jurors prevented comedian Bill Cosby from being found guilty on two of three counts in his sexual assault trial and deliberations were so tense that jurors burst into tears, a jury member told "ABC News" in a report.