A Mexican company called Kuadro Ecological has found an innovative use for the country's growing mounds of plastic rubbish by turning it into low-cost housing.
The landing gear of a Boeing 737 operated by UTair burst into flames shortly before landing at Vnukovo airport near Moscow on Saturday.
A revote on a parliamentary seat started on Sunday morning, amidst tight security, in Pakistan's port city of Karachi.
Some 300 people clashed with police in the capital of the Ukraine on Saturday, as thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the streets demanding the release of Yulia Tymoshenko, who has been in jail since 2011.
The heightened level of security surrounding Sunday's re-vote also follows the murder of a leading Pakistani politician.
Protesters held a march in London on Saturday to demonstrate against what they claim are ongoing abuses against the Tamil population in Sri Lanka.
We now have our first glimpse at how insects see the world, thanks to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.