US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
BBC Radio 6 Music has won record audience figures, reaching almost two million listeners over the past three months, according to Rajar.
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released after more than 45 years - a Parole Board decision described as "scandalous".
An EU summit gets under way shortly in Brussels seeking agreement on carbon emission cuts that could make Europe a global leader again in climate policy.
Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks on soldiers - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament.
A conversation with Bob Woodward yesterday reminded me of what a slog the actual reporting was, and how much the business has changed.
What is lurking in Sweden's waters?
People of faith in countries struggling to combat the world's worst outbreak of Ebola should not meet in large numbers, the UK's Archbishop of York says.
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.
Japan's new trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa is forced to defend himself after it emerged support staff spent office money at a sex club.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with a Real Madrid player at half-time.
The memo stated that as of Wednesday, the cumulative number of registered Republican early and absentee voting returns surpassed those of the Democrats by 305 ballots.
With companies set to face fines next year for not complying with the new mandate to offer health insurance, some are pursuing strategies like enrolling employees in Medicaid to avoid penalties and hold down costs.