Plane runs out of fuel in mid-air near Hawaii

We have some dramatic pictures now of a truly terrifying ordeal - a single-engine airplane that fell out of the sky, and landed in the Pacific Ocean.

Solar-powered plane set for global flight

The plans have been set for the solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, to take off from Abu Dhabi and then fly around the globe using only the sun's energy.

AirAsia QZ8501; The Search for the black box

Investigators will only begin to get a clearer picture of what happened when they recover the plane's recording equipment.

What might have gone wrong with AirAsia flight ?

AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501, an Airbus A320-200, disappeared over the Java Sea an hour into its flight at 06:24 local time (23:24 GMT Saturday).

'Sextortion': Online blackmail of men

Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim every year to a pernicious form of online crime.

China air show shows off new stealth fighter

China is showcasing some of its latest military hardware at an air show, which featured a new stealth fighter.

ISIL beheads Syria troops and US aid worker

Peter Kassig went to Lebanon in the spring of 2012. He spent his time helping Syrian refugees including those wounded in the fighting.

Gadhimai festival: Drop expected in sacrifices

The animal sacrifice during Gadhimai festival, reportedly the largest religious slaughter in the world, will see a significant decline this year, according to government officials.

Uruguay's Jose Mujica gets $1m offer for his VW Beetle

Uruguay's President Jose Mujica says he has been offered $1m (£630,000) for his vintage Volkswagen Beetle.

Lockheed F-35 fighter jets make smooth landing at sea in maiden flight

Two Lockheed F-35 fighter jets land succesfully on a U.S. aircraft carrier in a major milestone for the U.S. Navy's newest planes that are a part of the Pentagon's $399 billion project

One World Trade Center time-lapse

Watch and share this commemorative time-lapse movie, highlighting progress at the World Trade Center site from October 2004 to September 2013.

Ebola Virus: Film reveals scenes of horror in Liberia

There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country.

Riding a bike backwards around the world for peace

One Nepali cyclist has undertaken an unusual mission in the name of world peace. Over the past decade, Biresh Dahal has ridden a bike backwards across three continents

Video: Japan volcano shoots rock & ash on Mount Ontake - BBC News

Rescue teams in Japan have resumed their search for survivors of a volcanic eruption on Saturday.

Shashi Tharoor - UN

Dr.Shashi Tharoor