Week in pictures: 16-22 May 2015 :: From around the world - 16-22 May
HRW: Migrant rights must be priority ::
Pilgrimage to the mountains :: Photographer Timothy Allen climbs high into the Peruvian Andes for Qoyllur Rit'i - the Snow Star Festival.
How do US black students do at school? :: Are black children reaching their full potential at US schools - and if not, why not?
What are legal highs? :: The government has said it will introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs, but what are they and where does the law stand on them?
Campaign to stop attacks on schools :: More than 30 countries are signing a Safe Schools Declaration in response to the deliberate targeting of education in war and terror attacks.
Weekend Edition: The week's best reads :: The week's best reads
What Syria needs now ::
Jewish sect female drive ban condemned :: A ban on women driving their children to school issued by a Jewish education institution is "unacceptable", Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says.
'The day I infiltrated an African cult' ::
How Eritrean migrants flee slavery ::
Risking death at sea over death at home ::
Nepal's treasures: Before and after :: Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone' :: A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a major trial shows.
Cup Final instant replay app tests :: Mobile operator EE and the BBC will test a mobile app at the FA Cup final which uses 4G Broadcast technology to offer instant replays to fans in the stadium.
Direct train to Europe :: You can now get a direct train all the way to the Mediterranean from the UK. But not to many other places.
U.S. astronaut: We shouldn't be on sidelines ::
Silk Road drug site founder jailed :: Ross Ulbricht, the founder of online illegal drug marketplace the Silk Road, is sentenced to life in prison.
Cameron's EU tour: Mission accomplished? :: The BBC's Katya Adler looks whether British PM David Cameron's "whistle-stop tour" of the EU to push for changes in the 28-member bloc was a success.
Golden Gate Bridge's grand opening ::
Government again issues land acquisition order :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/N5IlArpgxlk/story01.htm
Gunmen kill 22 bus passengers in Pakistan attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Tj0wNinX3tI/story01.htm
Data shows Indian growth outstrips China's but economists doubtful :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2OKKwO4bZ90/story01.htm
Larsen & Toubro profit down 27 pct but home market improving :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/4RJ-Y2-g_aI/story01.htm
Magnitude 8.5 quake strikes off eastern Japan, no tsunami danger or damage reports :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ft2wy-WdqA8/story01.htm
Boko Haram attacks city with RPGs :: Nigeria may have a new president, but one thing hasn't changed: the violent threat posed by Boko Haram.
Strong earthquake strikes off Japan :: A powerful undersea earthquake south of Japan shakes buildings in the capital Tokyo and is felt across the country.
U.S. says China's island-building erodes security; Beijing angered :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/c4SKluFpluA/story01.htm
India catches 'spy pigeon' :: James Bond just might have an unusual competitor.
Russian aircraft head off U.S. destroyer in Black Sea: RIA :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/QBjYGCGehMc/story01.htm