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Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
Is prejudice fuelling outbreak hysteria in the US?
Can a remote mining town in Australia survive a shutdown?
Prof Barry Spurr has taken the New Matilda website to court after it published several of his emails that contained sexist and racist comments.
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs misfiring Mario Balotelli to hit form in Wednesday's meeting with Real Madrid.
Two Burmese men accused of killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand have retracted their confessions, lawyers say.
Has Australia’s flag been co-opted by racists?
Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jamaicans face "intolerable levels of violence and cannot rely on the police" for protection, Human Rights Watch says.
The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.
Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many states, a leading human rights group says.
A man who beat three sisters with a claw hammer in a London hotel while their children slept alongside them is found guilty of attempted murder.
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC to make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes orders Adel Taarabt and manager Harry Redknapp to end their "embarrassing" public row.