A huge tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday (May 20), ripping up at least two schools and leaving a wake of tangled wreckage.
Russian media magnate Alexander Lebedev said as he went on trial on Monday (May 20) that he didn't think he was guilty in a televised punch-up with another Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky.
North Korea fired two short-range missiles on Monday (May 20), making six launches in three days, and it condemned South Korea for criticising what it calls legitimate military drills.
Two car bombs exploded in the predominantly Shi'ite southern oil hub of Basra, 420 km (260 miles) southeast of Baghdad, killing at least 11 people early on Monday (May 20), police and medics said.
Thousands of people gathered at Copenhagen Tivoli on Sunday (May 19) to catch a glimpse of the newly crowned Eurovision Song Contest winner Emmelie de Forest.