Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.
A prequel to Oscar-winning martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will begin filming later this year.
Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead over his rival Ashraf Ghani, latest results from the presidential polls suggest.
The last communications between the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday and traffic services reveal panic and indecision by the crew.
Media workers across Pakistan have held angry protests after a leading journalist was shot and wounded on Saturday.
Images from around the world as Christians mark Easter Sunday
Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck is considering a move in order to play more in his preferred central striking role.
A drone attack in south Yemen has killed at least three suspected al-Qaeda fighters, defence officials and local tribal chiefs say.
The search for three Sherpa guides, missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 of their colleagues, is called off.
Newsreader George Alagiah says he has been "strengthened" by people's messages after revealing he has bowel cancer.
Jack White records and cuts a single in four hours, and claims a world record has been broken.
Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.
Russian media is reporting that up to 5 people were killed after gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian activists near Sloviansk.
The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.
The pope has prayed for an end to conflicts around the world including in Syria and Ukraine, in his Easter address.
Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.
Tens of thousands of people pack St Peter's Square at the Vatican for an Easter Mass led by Pope Francis.
Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.