Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.
At least 18 Turkish construction workers have been kidnapped by gunmen in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, Iraqi and Turkish officials say.
A fire in an apartment in Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say, amid reports that it may have been started deliberately.
The last woman who makes sea silk, a cloth that cannot be sold
Has the Yemen war handed Aden to the jihadists?
New weapons and old armies to be put on display
Turks voice anger as blood is being shed in Kurdish conflict
Why Indian media's coverage of a murder is disturbing
What is it like to be the world's hairiest family?
Lyse Doucet speaks to Amal Clooney and examines the dilemma over how to get al-Jazeera's imprisoned journalists in Egypt freed.
Can you make great cakes without it?
The criminal history of the fanatical egg collectors