Eight people have been killed and one person injured in a series of shootings in the US state of Missouri, police say.
A Nepalese army officer ordered the torture of two suspected rebels during the country's civil war, a British court hears.
Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83, his family says.
Katy Watson describes how the net closed in on Mexico's most wanted drug lord Servando "La Tuta" Gomez who was captured on Friday morning.
American and Cuban diplomats are meeting in Washington in a new round of negotiations that seek to restore full relations between the two countries.
Volkswagen reports a sharp jump in annual profits as revenue hits €200bn, but warns of tough market conditions this year.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says the Qatar 2022 World Cup final should be played no later than 18 December.
The Senate has passed full funding for homeland security shortly after the House passed its own short-term version as a shutdown deadline looms.
The reported destruction of historic artefacts in Iraq by Islamic State militants is a war crime, the head of the UN agency for culture says.
Mexican security forces confirm the arrest of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.
Four Thai fishermen thought to have been held by Somali pirates longer than any other captives have been freed, officials say.
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of winter testing at Barcelona while Jenson Button posts 100 laps for McLaren.
Extremists like the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John' are not radicalised through contact with security services, ex-MI6 chief Sir John Sawers says.
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr Spock in the US science fiction series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.
Akbar Hossain reports from the site in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, where attackers hacked to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger, Avijit Roy.
Hull City are fined by governing body Uefa for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but Liverpool are cleared.
A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.
Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.
Footage shows a 20-minute journey by boat, speeded up to just under one minute, on the frozen Hudson river in New York.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he will try to change the standard needed to bring federal civil rights cases in his last few weeks in the job.