Many children were among a crowd gathering to watch a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday when a suicide bomber struck, killing at least 50.
Time is running out for a deal with Iran to cut UN sanctions in return for action to scale back its ambitious nuclear programme.
A volcano has erupted on the Cape Verde island of Fogo, resulting in the evacuation of hundreds of residents and the closure of a local airport.
Ferrari sacks team principal Marco Mattiacci after seven months in the role with Maurizio Arrivabene succeeding him.
A shortlist of 10 contenders will be announced on Monday for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
The third instalment of The Hunger Games, Mockingjay - Part 1, scores the biggest debut of the year at both the UK and US box office.
A website containing live links to thousands of baby monitors, web cams and CCTV feeds has shut down.
A UK businessman who took Google to court over malicious web postings directed at him, has reached a settlement with the firm.
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.
A 12-year-old boy dies after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, while carrying what turned out to be a replica gun.
Telecoms giant BT is in talks with Telefonica about buying the O2 mobile network from the Spanish firm.
For programme makers it is becoming increasingly difficult to generate big ratings on TV but the solution may lie in live television, especially in America, as Tom Brook reports
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.
Shares in Petrofac fall by almost a quarter after the oil and gas services group issues a profits warning.
An unseen Arthur Miller drama about corruption in New York's docks in the 1950s will have its world premiere in Northampton next year.
Aviva's shares fall 4% in early trading following Friday's announcement that it is in talks about a possible £5.6bn merger with smaller rival Friends Life.
Former minister Owen Paterson is to call for the UK to exit the EU, putting pressure on the prime minister amid Tory divisions on the issue.
Singer Katy Perry is to headline the NFL Super Bowl half-time show next February.
Former Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, who is charged with rape, is dropped from a literary festival after his invitation causes outrage.
A newborn baby boy is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.