Why one Irish-American comedian is trying stand-up in Beijing
The European security organisation, the OSCE, says that wreckage collected from the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine is on its way to the Netherlands.
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was detained after attempting to watch a men's volleyball match in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.
Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.
Hillary Clinton would be a "great president" if she decided to run for the White House in 2016, President Barack Obama says.
Captain Michael Clarke is named in the Australia squad for the first Test against India, subject to proving his fitness.
World powers trying to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme consider extending the talks, as Monday's deadline for an agreement looms.
A supermarket price war is behind a sharp rise in the number of firms involved in food production folding, new research claims.
Polls close after Tunisia's first presidential election since the Arab Spring, with two frontrunners claiming a narrow victory with a run-off likely.
One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.
Lewis Hamilton says his second world title feels more important to him than the first he won with McLaren in 2008.
Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.
Islamist militants from Boko Haram have reportedly killed 48 fish traders in north eastern Nigeria.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he takes full responsibility for his side's third straight Premier League defeat.
England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' World Championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet to seal Switzerland's first Davis Cup triumph, then dedicates the victory to his team.
Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"
EU migration has "blown off course" the UK's target to cut net migration to the tens of thousands, the home secretary says.