Spain's Swiftair says it has lost contact with plane en route to Algiers
Algerian aviation official confirms the crash of an Air Algerie operated flight owned by the Spanish private company Swiftair, carrying 110 passengers and six crew from Burkina Faso. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The neighbourhood watch volunteer who shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, after weeks of mounting tensions and protests across the US
Palestinians have accused Israeli settlers of carrying out a revenge attack for the deaths of three Israeli youths after a Palestinian teenager was abducted and killed. His funeral has been delayed as Israel carries out a post-mortem.
Seventy years after Allied troops stormed the beaches at Normandy, US president Barack Obama paid tribute to a "powerful manifestation of America's commitment to human freedom" that lives on in a new generation.