A man has been killed by police near the city of Tours in central France, after attacking officers with a knife.
Two New York City police officers are shot dead in their patrol car by a lone gunman in what appears to be an ambush.
The Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, is head of a diocese that covers much of the Middle East and talked to BBC News about the last year.
A cyclist in China avoids serious injury after being knocked off his bike by a truck at a busy junction.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Macau to mark the 15th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony’s return to China.
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.
The mother of seven of the children found dead in a home in the Australian city of Cairns, has been arrested on suspicion of murder although she has not been charged.
The BBC’s Shahzeb Jillani speaks to residents in Peshawar where ‘courage is replacing fear’ as more people demand government action against the Taliban.