Human rights groups urge the new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to intervene to stop the execution of five convicted rapists.
A comprehensive has seen a jump in pupils eating school dinners, after hiring restaurant chefs to run the kitchen.
Ebola cases are now being treated in Africa, Europe and the US. BBC News looks at the difference in the standard of care.
Kenya's high court orders education authorities to amend the name on a school certificate of a woman who was born male.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani calls for more academic freedom in his country's universities and a lifting of unnecessary restrictions.
MEPs hold a hearing with Italy's Federica Mogherini, the nominated Vice-President of the European Commission.
A man who swallowed a frog and a lizard for the Neknominate online drinking game, is ordered to carry out community service.