Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan threatens to sue a website that listed him as one of Africa's 10 richest leaders, with a net worth of about $100m.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif makes a rare trip to the tribal area of North Waziristan to tell soldiers they are winning the "war against terrorism".
'Blast' deepens mystery of Iran's secret military complex
Heavy gunfire and explosions are heard in the capital of the Central African Republic, amid growing tension between rival militias.
A former RAF officer is convicted of 23 sex abuse offences against boys at a base in Germany in the 1980s.
Police in Ontario, Canada, have resumed the search for Nicole Morin, a schoolgirl who went missing nearly 30 years ago.
The Dutch foreign minister says a victim of the east Ukraine air disaster was found wearing an oxygen mask, suggesting not everyone died instantly.
French author Patrick Modiano, whose work has often focused on the Nazi occupation of France, wins the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.
Pink Floyd guitarist and singer David Gilmour says he is "pretty certain" the band's new album will be their last.
India and Pakistan have traded warnings over a surge in violence in Kashmir which has killed at least 19 people.
Three unions representing local government workers and school support staff suspend a planned strike in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Billionaire investor and activist Carl Icahn urges Apple to buy back even more of its shares, to boost the company's stock price, which Mr Icahn says is undervalued.
At least 67 people have been killed in two suicide bomb attacks on a protest in Yemen's capital Sanaa and on an army checkpoint in the country's east.
A missing Australian woman has survived 17 days lost in the northern Queensland bush, local reports say. Here's a quick look at the story.
One of Jean-Claude Juncker's nominees for the European Commission, Slovenian ex-PM Alenka Bratusek, pulls out after failing a grilling by MEPs.
The ex Doctor Who star and his former girlfriend Daisy Lowe seem to be the latest hacking victims.
A prayer vigil has been held for the family of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the US who died on Wednesday.
A selection of news images from around the world
A Belgian man whose adopted son travelled to Syria to join Islamic State gives an insight into life with the militants.
Hong Kong's government says it has called off a meeting on Friday with pro-democracy leaders after they vowed to step up their protests.