Former president of the United Nations General Assembly, John Ashe, has been charged in relation to an alleged bribery scheme.
On 6th October 1981, President Sadat of Egypt was assassinated by gunmen at a military parade.
Skaters at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships explain why the sport is taking off across Africa.
Former British PM Tony Blair tells the BBC that the West must counter Russia’s attempts at gaining leverage in Syria, to bring about a desirable outcome to the crisis
The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) has been fined $40,000 Hong Kong dollars ($5,160; £3,400) by Fifa.
On the streets of Johannesburg hawkers sift through items of waste to sell for recycling.
Whistle-blower Edward Snowden tells the BBC’s Panorama he is a “marked man”, after leaking details of extensive internet and phone surveillance by his former employer, the US National Security Agency (NSA).
A recording of a call from the co-pilot to air traffic control has been released after a pilot on an overnight flight from Phoenix to Boston is believed to have died of a heart attack.