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The Boy Scouts of America will vote on a proposal to lift a ban on openly gay scouts that has been in place throughout its 103-year history.
The woman who gave two bloodied knifemen a stern talking to has been hailed as a hero for embodying the "spirit of London".
Ukraine's world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has led protesters through the streets of Kiev demanding the release of jailed former prime minister.
The Afghan government has praised its security forces for beating back a Taliban assault on central Kabul that left seven dead.
An attack in which a man, presumed to be a soldier, was "beheaded" in a London street has been described by police as a possible terror attack.
The pan-Arab news giant is laying the groundwork for the launch of al-Jazeera America after its purchase of Current TV, a struggling US cable channel.
As Barack Obama embarks on his first major presidential tour of Africa, David Smith looks at how the US president's ancestral homeland will miss out.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held out the prospect on Sunday of further Israeli strikes inside Syria.