Denmark’s first ever astronaut has begun his journey into space, heading for the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz rocket.
China prepares to stage a huge military parade on 3 September to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Asia.
Hundreds of migrants set up camp at a major railway station in Budapest after police seal off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
A team of Arctic researchers as asked the Russian government for help after their remote weather station became surrounded by hungry polar bears.
Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague for war crimes.
Groups of volunteers have been cleaning up the Swiss Alps to collect the tonnes of rubbish left by skiers, hikers and tourists.
The four finalists in New Zealand’s public competition to design what could be the country’s new national flag are revealed.
Hundreds of migrants have been protesting outside a major railway station in the Hungarian capital after police sealed off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.