US Secretary of State John Kerry says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would have no role in a political settlement to Syria’s conflict.
The former bus driver charged with the “deliberate, depraved” kidnap and abuse of three women in the US city of Cleveland appears in court.
Eurosceptic Conservative MPs are seeking to engineer a vote in the Commons next week on the idea of an EU referendum.
Pakistanis go to the polls this weekend for a landmark parliamentary election after a campaign hit by violence. Will a history of coups and conflict be put to rest?
The government of Slovenia announces a package of measures it hopes will help it avoid an EU bailout.
Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried at an undisclosed location outside the city of Worcester, Massachusetts police say.
Twenty-four hours of news photos: 9 May
The BBC’s Lyse Doucet has been on the campaign trail with Pakistan’s main election rivals, Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan.