Tent cities spring up in the Nepalese capital after Saturday's earthquake, which is now reported to have killed some 2,500 people.
At least two people die in violent protests in Burundi after the president announces he will seek a third term.
Bayern Munich claim a third consecutive Bundesliga title courtesy of Wolfsburg's loss to Borussia Monchengladbach.
A Russian court jails three women for performing a twerking dance in front of a World War Two memorial and posting it online.
South Africa expresses regret over Nigeria's decision to recall its ambassador to South Africa over a spate of attacks targeting foreigners.
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say.
Ghana is told by an international tribunal not to begin any new offshore drilling for oil in disputed waters with the Ivory Coast.
A protest march in Baltimore a week after Freddie Gray, a black man, died in police custody, turns violent with at least a dozen arrests.
An ultra-patriotic Russian bike club begins a controversial ride to Berlin, despite Polish warnings that it will not allow them across the border.
Kazakhstan votes in elections likely to extend the 26-year rule of President Nursultan Nazarbayev for another five years.
President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Author Harper Lee starts a non-profit company to produce a play of To Kill a Mockingbird in her hometown of Monroeville, after a dispute threatened to end the show.
The reality TV star and Olympic gold medallist says he still has male body parts but considers himself female.
A Canadian court grants bail to a former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr until he completes his appeal against his US conviction.
The eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is causing many international flights to be delayed or cancelled.
James Anderson inspires England to a nine-wicket win over West Indies on the final day of the second Test.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the men's London Marathon, with Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia victorious in the women's race.
The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses tell the BBC.
Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation.
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.
Deutsche Bank reports a sharp fall in profits after setting aside €1.5bn to cover legal costs, days after being fined €2.3bn for rate rigging.
Islamist rebels have captured much of the north-western Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur from government forces, activists say.
Yemen's former president calls on his Houthi rebel allies to withdraw from territory they have seized in return for a halt to Saudi air strikes.
The UK government is giving £5m to help those affected by the Nepal earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people.
Having a strong economy "matters more than anything", David Cameron says as he insists there is "no lack of drive" in the Conservative campaign.
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 close at new record highs after US tech firms report strong first quarter profits.
US cable giant Comcast abandons its planned $45bn purchase of Time Warner Cable after failing to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his team are not boring but suggests Arsenal are after failing to win the title since 2003-04.