What happens when spooks use hacker tools?
The "growing tide of surveillance" threatens the democratic nature of the internet, warns the creator of the worldwide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
The global launch of Microsoft's the Xbox One game console took place early on Friday, 22 November.
Serial entrepreneur Rose Gong talks about how she was inspired to create what is now China's biggest online dating site, Jiayuan.
An extremely rare Leica camera with an estimated value of at least $1.2m (£718,000) will be auctioned in Hong Kong later on Thursday.
Should it be limited to 12 times that of the lowest paid worker?
Kenya is leading African diplomatic efforts to amend the rules of the International Criminal Court so that sitting heads of state could be protected from prosecution.
The US state of Alabama exonerates the last three of the Scottsboro Boys, black teenagers wrongly accused of raping two white girls in 1931.
Croatia defender Josip Simunic is fined £2,600 for "spreading racial hatred" after appearing to lead fans in a pro-Nazi chant.
President Obama backs a rule change by his Democratic allies in the Senate to curb Republicans' "unprecedented" blocking of White House nominations.
US officials cast doubt on reports that Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony is negotiating his surrender in the Central African Republic.
Ukraine suspends preparations for a trade deal with the EU, after MPs block attempts to allow opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko to leave jail.
A relative of the prominent US Kennedy family convicted of a 1975 beating death walks free on bail as he awaits a new trial.
A gigantic Boeing 747 Dreamlifter cargo plane safely takes off from a tiny airport in Kansas after it landed there by mistake.
Colombia's President, Juan Manuel Santos, announces a re-election bid but his vice-president says he will not stand for the 2014 poll.
The UN climate negotiations in Poland are left reeling after green campaigners walk out, but some negotiators say progress is possible.
The BBC spoke to people about their memories of the day when President John F Kennedy was assassinated
US President Barack Obama writes a letter vowing to respect Afghanistan's sovereignty, as Afghan elders debate a crucial post-2014 security pact.
A huge cosmic explosion, detected earlier this year, is confirmed as the brightest ever seen.
Two Saudi men who offered free hugs to passers-by in Riyadh are arrested by the country's religious police for offending public order.