An MP has been killed, after being shot and stabbed, following an attack in her constituency, in the UK.
The leader of the Afghan Taliban has likely been killed, following a US drone strike targeting him, in a remote region just inside neighbouring Pakistan.
Somali al-Shabaab militants have been driven out of strongholds, into northern and southern pockets of the country, the UN envoy to Somalia said.
Three people have reportedly been killed in violent protests against a third term in office for the Burundian president, in the country’s capital Bujumbura.
A Google executive, 33, is among the 10 identified victims of the avalanche at Mount Everest, triggered by a magnitude-7.9 earthquake in Nepal.
Islamic State militants have set fire to oil wells northeast of the city of Tikrit, in order to slow down the advance of Shiite militiamen and Iraqi military troops.
At least 17 suspected Islamic State militants have been killed by airstrikes in western Iraq, with IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi believed to have been in the area several hours before.