Authorities in Balochistan, Pakistan, have suspended a campaign against polio after four workers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the city of Quetta.
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.
The UK's reviewer of terrorism laws raises concerns about plans to exclude people from the UK if they go abroad to fight with extremist groups, as a new counter-terror bill is published
The Algerian army has killed one of the militants responsible for the beheading of a French hiker in September, the justice minister says.
About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
Ghana's opposition calls for a parliamentary probe into allegations that a suspected cocaine trafficker had access to the presidential lounge at the country's main international airport.
Nato's top commander warns that Russia's increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea.
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.
Protests have been held in more than a dozen US cities over the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed a black teenager in Missouri.
Four polio vaccination workers are shot dead and three injured in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta.
Almost 100 people are now believed to have died in a series of government air strikes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday.
Video bloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they are being paid to promote products.
China drafts its first national law against domestic violence, long seen as a private matter in the country.
Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
Secondary school students in North Korea will now have to complete an 81-hour course on the country's leader.
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The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.
People with learning disabilities are being kept in hospitals too far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England finds.
Sudan's government has asked the UN-African Union force in Darfur (Unamid) to shut its human rights office, the joint peacekeeping mission says.