Pakistan's military says it has killed 59 Taliban militants in several operations, days after the Taliban massacre at a school in Peshawar.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law a controversial anti-terror bill which sparked fighting between MPs in parliament on Thursday.
Fifa votes unanimously for the full publication of Michael Garcia's report into World Cup corruption, according to sources.
Women could be allowed to serve in British infantry units for the first time by 2016, subject to a review into female soldiers.
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have broken Islamic State's siege of Mount Sinjar, claiming their biggest victory yet against the militants.
The families of the victims of a fatal car crash at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival are being sued by the organisers.
Farmers burn an effigy of German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside the EU Commission building in Brussels during an anti-trade deal protest.
An off-duty police officer dies and two of his colleagues are injured in an assault in Liverpool city centre.
The musical version of the hit 2003 film School of Rock is to open on Broadway next year.
Nigeria's government said it is "outraged and deeply saddened" after militants attacked a remote village and reportedly kidnapped about 200 people.
Ennio Morricone talks to Will Gompertz about his career in music - and about why he regrets not composing for Clint Eastwood's films.
Anti-trade deal protesters vent their anger in Brussels but EU leaders have already gone home.
Ex-Sierra Leone manager Johnny McKinstry, appointed at 27, recounts his departure from the Ebola-hit West African country.
Ex-Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane's doorstep chat with Tom Cleverley was civilised, says Paul Lambert.
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard warns Simon Mignolet he faces a "hard road back" to regaining his Liverpool place.
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist says.
A ruined Spanish businessman drives a car carrying gas cylinders into the front of the governing Popular Party's headquarters in Madrid, police say.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says the FA was wrong to charge Leicester's Nigel Pearson over his row with a fan.
Eight children are found dead at a house in Cairns, Australia, reportedly after a stabbing, while the mother of at least seven of them suffers stab wounds.
A Pakistani government prosecutor says he is challenging the bail granted to a man accused of being behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.