Burundi opposition figure murdered

Activists in Burundi behind weeks of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's controversial bid to seek a third term said Sunday they were suspending talks with the government after the murder of an opposition figure.

Putin bans 'undesirable' NGOs

Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning "undesirable" non-governmental organisations, the Kremlin said Saturday, in a move condemned by human rights groups across the board.

Ireland celebrates gay marriage vote

Ireland on Sunday celebrated a historic referendum approving gay marriage.

Woman (65), mother of 13, has quadruplets

A 65-year-old German woman, who is already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday.