18:55 UTC MH17 families view plane wreckage – Families of passengers who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine, view the wreckage of the plane at a Dutch air base.
18:21 UTC Kenya leader sets fire to tusks – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta sets fire to 15 tonnes of elephant ivory as part of the East African nation's efforts to curb poaching.
17:58 UTC Stalin wiped from Soviet Gulag museum – A Soviet prison camp from the Stalin era - the only one fully preserved - no longer exists as a museum dedicated to political prisoners, its director says.
17:50 UTC End in sight to US shutdown impasse – The US House of Representatives will vote on a security funding bill that will not rollback the president's recent immigration reforms.
17:45 UTC Emwazi father 'in state of shock' – The father of Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi is in "shock" as he helps officials build a profile of his son, the BBC is told after the first meeting with him.
17:20 UTC Ex-CIA chief in federal charge plea – David Petraeus, a former four-star general, reaches a plea deal with the US Justice Department in which he will admit to mishandling classified materials.