Tunisia's secularist Nidaa Tounes party wins 81 seats in parliament, pushing the Islamists of Ennahda into second place, official results show.
Molten lava from a volcano erupting on Hawaii's Big Island has been flowing slowly across the island.
Denmark burns UK waste for heating
It could be a long wait for viewers, but Norwegian TV has set up a webcam in front of Mount Mannen in anticipation of a large rockslide.
Barclays reports profits of £3.72bn for the first nine months of the year as it sets aside £500m relating to "investigations" into foreign exchange trading.
The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has appointed former Bank of America and DuPont chair Charles Holliday as chairman.
Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.
The high court in the southern Indian state of Kerala upholds the government's decision to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
Human rights groups criticise a Singapore court's decision that a law banning gay sex is constitutional, saying it "tramples on basic rights".
Japan's Crown Princess Masako - who has been hit by a stress-related illness - attends a banquet for Dutch royals, her first such appearance in 11 years.
San Francisco Giants claim their third World Series in five years with a 3-2 win over Kansas City Royals and a 4-3 series triumph.
Authorities in Gujarat begin evacuating tens of thousands of people as a powerful cyclone heads for the western coast.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan breaks his silence to confirm that he will run again in February's elections, his office says.
Taiwan bans its senior government officials from higher studies in mainland China, citing "national security" reasons.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto meets the families of 43 students who went missing more than a month ago, sparking nationwide protests.
Some 50,000 relics have been discovered in Mexico in the ancient city of Teotihuacan, archaeologists have said.
Microsoft unveils a wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well connect to a fitness tracking service on smartphones.
Data about phone and computer use will be kept by telecommunications companies for two years if a bill introduced to the Australian parliament is passed.
The Vatican unveils a new lighting and air-conditioning system to better preserve and display the famous frescoes of the Sistine Chapel.