Turkey doesn't want to allow Turkish Kurds - most importantly members of the Marxist PKK - to go fight in Syria. But the PKK's fighters have proven most effective in resisting Islamic State advances in Iraq.
Kim Dotcom is fighting extradition to the US on charges he ran a sophisticated scheme to share hundreds of millions worth of stolen movies and music. Now he has famous friends in his fight to unseat New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.
Students from St. Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional 'Raisin Weekend' at St Andrews in Scotland. The weekend, which begins on Sunday, involves rituals for new students, culminating in a foam fight.