While the world recoiled in horror at the terrorist attacks in Tunisia and elsewhere, another crisis was unfolding in Europe.
Colin Freeman The photograph is like countless others released by Islamic State's propaganda wing: a young man sits flanked by a pair of Kalashnikovs, grinning excitedly at the prospect of proving himself in combat.
Richard Spencer, Robert Mendick and Ben Farmer The gunman who killed nearly forty people at a tourist beach in Tunisia laughed as he opened fire on his victims, according to survivors' accounts of the slaughter, one of three attacks on the same day in different continents.
Patrick Hatch Is this the most colourful day in the internet's history?
Nick O'Malley As big business in the United States and Australia battles renewable energy initiatives, advocates of green power are fighting back.
Lindsay Murdoch Conservationists and politicians are warning the quest for hydro power is threatening the food supply of more than 40 million people in the Mekong basin.
Ruth Pollard Just days after the Islamic State group urged its supporters to martyr themselves in deadly Ramadan attacks, a series of bloody assaults on a tourist beach in Tunisia, a Shiite mosque in Kuwait and a factory in Paris left dozens dead and hundreds more wounded.
Nick Miller A grisly murder with Islamist overtones, just six months after the Charlie Hebdo atrocity, has left France newly shaken and ignited fresh debate what can be done about what some dubbed the "enemy within".
Liz Sly World leaders responded to the trio of terror attacks over the weekend, drawing a link between the incidents, with governments in Europe holding emergency meetings to address the risk of further violence.
Nick O'Malley In an address unlike any other given by this president – or by any before him – Barack Obama on Friday farewelled his friend, the Reverend Clementa Pinckney, who was gunned down while leading bible study in the Mother Emanuel church in Charleston, South Carolina.