Democratic presidential nomination front runner Hillary Clinton is due to give evidence to Congress over the 2012 attack on the US embassy in Benghazi for the second time. But why now?
Old scores are being settled in Libya as militias fight to assert their power in towns and cities across the country.
Around 100 inmates are recaptured after more than 1,000 escaped during a prison riot in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, as protesters attack offices linked to the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Foreign Office advises Britons to leave the Libyan city of Benghazi immediately because of a "specific and imminent terrorist threat".
Hillary Clinton faces tough questions over Benghazi today. But with a new poll showing she is more popular with the public than ever, will she use this momentum for a 2016 presidential bid?
Doctors expect US secretary of state Hillary Clinton to make a full recovery from a blood clot in a vein between her brain and skull with her release from hospital planned after further treatment.
Massachusetts senator John Kerry is almost certain to be nominated as America's next secretary of state: a post he has wanted for years. Is he the right man for the job?