Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, dies in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, the government says.
Venezuela is recalling its ambassador to Spain a week after the Spanish prime minister called for the release of a Venezuelan opposition leader.
Fears grow that a flood at a Turkish mine may have drowned 18 workers as the president and prime minister prepare to visit the scene.
China is to get its own version of Big Brother for the first time, with the housemates' exploits to be broadcast on popular video site Youku Tudou.
The Home Office has "failed to deal" with the UK's backlog of asylum cases, with 29,000 applications dating back at least seven years still unresolved, MPs warn.
The government is failing to abide by its military covenant with armed forces veterans not getting the care they need, medical experts say.
Members of China's top political advisory body have voted to kick out Hong Kong tycoon James Tien for his criticism of Chief Executive CY Leung.
Japanese video game giant Nintendo beat market expectations to post an operating profit of 215m yen in the July to September period.
Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa hires a legal firm to investigate the circumstances around her mother's death last month.
A London-based NFL team could be worth more than £100m a year to the UK, according to a new report.
Tens of thousands of Hungarians march through Budapest against plans to tax internet use, in the biggest anti-government protest for years.
Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels.
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 10-0 to take the best-of-seven World Series to the deciding game.
A referendum in favour of leaving the European Union should have the clear support of each UK nation, the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon insists.
Kevin Spacey pays tribute to actress Elizabeth Norment, who played Nancy Kaufberger, the secretary to his character in US TV drama House of Cards.
A Thai court dismisses a criminal defamation case against a British labour activist who criticised conditions in the food industry.
Designer Lauren Bowker is working on a textile that can respond to brain patterns.
Scores of Iraqi Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey from where they plan to cross into Syria to battle militants besieging the town of Kobane.
Air France-KLM has said last month's pilots' strike cost it €416m (£328m) in lost revenues as it reported operating profit fell by more than half in the three months to the end of October.
The epidemic of domestic violence that blights India