Bangkok bombs: Mourners light candles to pay tribute to victims

A group of mourners gathered at Ratchaprasong intersection to pay tribute to those who lost lives during a blast in Bangkok on 18 August. Students, relatives and others lit candles and brought flowers in memorial of 22 people killed in the attack on 17 August. Aug 18, 2015

Isis calls on its followers to conquer Istanbul

Islamic State (IS) published a video calling Turkish people to rebel and fight against the rule of infidel and traitor President Tayyip Erdogan and help conquer Istanbul, the SITE monitoring service said on 18 August. Aug 18, 2015

Maryland Batman dies after being struck by car

A Maryland man famous for an online video where he was stopped by police while wearing a Batman costume died after his customised Batmobile broke down along a state highway, police said on 17 August. Aug 18, 2015

Bangkok bomb: Video shot by a tourist shows moment of Thailand explosion

Video shot on a mobile phone on 17 August, captured the moment of the explosion outside a Hindu shrine in Bangkok where 22 people were killed and 123 wounded. The footage, filmed by a Chinese tourist from an overpass approximately 100 metres away, showed fire and chaos following a loud bang as the blast took place. Aug 18, 2015