President Obama has welcomed Burma’s president, Thein Sein, to the White House.
A gigantic tornado has ripped through a suburb of Oklahoma City, on the second day in a row the Midwestern state of Oklahoma has been slammed by twisters.
Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen explores what might happen if Iran continues with its nuclear programme.
Storm-chasers have captured footage showing tornadoes touching down in both Texas and Kansas.
The government of Venezuela is trying to import 50 million rolls of toilet paper before supermarket shelves run out of stock.
The family of Chen Guangcheng are ‘paying for his activism’ back home according to the Chinese dissident
Fierce fighting is reported in the strategic Syrian town of Qusair, as the state news agency reports that the army has taken control of most of the town.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has issued a scathing assessment of the United Nations peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo.