Iraq ‘saw 1,000 killed in May’

The United Nations says more than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in May, the highest monthly death toll since the sectarian violence of 2006-7.

Turkey PM defiant as clashes rage

Turkey’s PM vows to press ahead with a controversial redevelopment that sparked violence in Istanbul and Ankara, and urges an end to protests.

VIDEO: Your Money: Making cash complaints

This week’s Your Money looks at advice on how to deal with complaints about financial services, whether your book collection is a possible goldmine, and the challenges facing parents and children in an increasingly cashless society.

Pictures: Scariest walkway in the world?!

Don’t look down! Daredevil tourists brave a steep drop to tackle a narrow wooden path on the side of a near-vertical mountain in China.