Partisan primaries must go

US Senator Charles Schumer says current -selection system is broken, worried Chinese elites look for offshore investments, and Gaza crisis boosts anti-Semitism in Europe.

Delta and United halt Israel flights

US airlines Delta, United and US Airways suspend all operations to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion amid heightened scrutiny over flights into conflict zones.

Can drones tackle wildlife poaching?

How drones may be used to fight poaching in Africa

The 90-year-old sex guru

The wisecracking 90-year-old whose agony column is a cult

The Zambian children forced to marry

Zambian child bride tells of being forced to marry a stranger

Yahoo buys app analytics firm Flurry

acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.

In pictures: One man's HIV campaign

An Indonesian prisoner’s against HIV

'Exciting' drug flushes out HIV

Scientists say they have made an “exciting” step towards curing by forcing the virus out of its hiding places in the body.

Typhoon Rammasun strikes Vietnam

Typhoon Rammasun has killed at least 11 people in Vietnam and several people remain missing, according to .

'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack

A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign , officials say.

Indigenous actor joins Neighbours

Australian soap casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time.

Conflict forces TV show from Israel

TV drama Tyrant stops filming in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv due to the current conflict in Gaza.

Kepler sees world with distant orbit

The Kepler Space has spotted a distant world with the longest year of any planet in the mission’s inventory.

Iraq conflict breeds cyber-civil war

A cyber-war is being waged alongside the conflict involving Isis in , suggests research by security firms.

Saudi market to open to foreigners

Arabia’s stock market is to open up to foreign investors for the first time, the country announces.