The charges, denied by South Africa's former President, includes counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering. Also: mass protests in Slovakia after PM resigns and Romanian court tells man he is not alive.
South Africa's former president, Jacob Zuma, has been charged with corruption, just weeks after being ousted from power. Parts of eastern Ghouta have again come under bombardment from Syrian government forces, and Seoul says Japan is now willing to engage in talks with North Korea.
The bridge, which connected a college to a student housing area, was erected on Saturday. Also: a vigil is held in Rio de Janeiro for murdered councillor and humans developed advanced social behaviours 100,000 years earlier than previously thought.
The United States, France, Germany and Britain have issued a joint statement blaming Moscow for the chemical attack on a Russian double agent in the UK. The war in Syria reaches its seventh anniversary and the harpoon that might help clear up space junk.
Britain has told the UN Security Council that Russia has violated the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons by attacking a former Russian double agent on its soil. Russia has dismissed the allegation. Also: American pupils stage a nationwide walkout in support of gun reform, and scientists say they've found microscopic bits of plastic in bottled water.
The UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats after Moscow refused to explain how a Russian-made nerve agent was used on a former spy in Salisbury. Why would a Queen be valued less than a Duke? A step closer to autonomous flying taxis and celebrating eighty years of the BBC Latin America service.