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A white tiger attacks and kills a man who was in its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital Delhi.
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy drops plans to limit abortion to cases of rape or where the mother's health is at serious risk.
New figures suggest 70% of those infected in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported.
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.
Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.
About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.
Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say.
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai uses his last speech in office to warn the new government to beware of the United States.
Liverpool FC is given permission to increase Anfield's capacity from 45,000 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.
American Secretary of State, John Kerry, tells North Korea to shut down its prison camps - describing them as an evil system.
Militants linked to Islamic State have seized a French tourist in Algeria and demanded an end to French air strikes in Iraq, France confirms.
A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say.
Sam Smith and Krept & Konan lead the way with four nominations each for this year's Mobo Awards.
Three Palestinian survivors of a refugee boat sinking have told the BBC they saw people smugglers deliberately ram the boat, and then chop the hands off those who clung to the sides of the vessel.
Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, who was an al-Qaeda spokesman, is sentenced to life in prison for terrorism-related charges in New York.
More than 1,000 Hong Kong students take their pro-democracy march to government offices, as part of a week-long boycott of classes.
More than 1,000 students in Hong Kong have taken their fight for democracy to the centre of the city, on the second-day of a week-long strike.
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond says "all of Scotland will emerge as the winner" following the vote against independence.
The remaining towers in the Space apartment complex in the Colombian city of Medellin have been demolished following a deadly collapse last year.
The US and five Arab nations launch a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, the Pentagon says.