The US says it has carried out air strikes against the al-Qaeda-linked Khorasan group in Syria, whom it accuses of planning attacks on the West.
Lewis Hamilton says he wants to win the final two races even though he would take the title by finishing to Nico Rosberg.
Every Thursday and Friday, Kenya's third largest city, Kisumu, grinds to a halt as hundreds of motorcyclists block the roads.
West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino says he owes his first senior England call-up to his mother.
The Kremlin dismisses US allegations of money laundering against a close associate of President Putin as another attack on the Russian president.
Eighteen men arrested by soldiers in north-eastern Nigeria have been found dead hours after being taken into custody, residents in the town of Potiskum say.
The US has bestowed its highest military honour on First Lt. Alonzo Cushing, a soldier killed in the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg.
The title of the seventh film in the Star Wars franchise is announced on Twitter.
A Pakistani policeman is arrested after allegedly killing a man with an axe because he suspected him of committing blasphemy.
The head of the UN mission charged with fighting Ebola tells the BBC he does not yet have the resources necessary to defeat the deadly virus.
Riot police have fired tear gas and water cannon during clashes with demonstrators as at least 100,000 people marched through Brussels in the first mass protests against government austerity measures.
Officials travelling with Chinese President Xi Jinping to Tanzania went on a "buying spree" for illegal ivory, an environmental activist group says.
Wembley will host NFL games on back-to-back Sundays in 2015 as part of a new deal for three London games.
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European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi says the bank stands ready to give the eurozone further economic stimulus "should it become necessary".
Burkina Faso's political parties agree a year-long transition but fail to choose a leader, as calm is restored following violent street protests.
A UN-backed court says it will not take action over Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound ship in 2010, even though it believes war crimes may have been committed.
The drummer of hard rock group AC/DC, Phil Rudd, appears in a New Zealand court on charges of attempting to arrange a murder.
World-famous French flamenco guitarist Manitas de Plata dies in the south of France at the age of 93.
Libya's internationally recognised parliament is ruled unconstitutional by the country's supreme court, dealing a blow to the elected government.