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The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson.
The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.
In an exclusive BBC interview, Thailand's Finance Minister Sommai Phasee says that democratic elections could be delayed for another 18 months.
The Royal Navy wants to ask US squadrons to fly off its new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, because of delays to Britain’s new F35B fighters.
A court in Egypt sends 78 boys under the age of 18 to prison for taking part in protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain.
A 12-year-old shot and fatally wounded by police in the US city of Cleveland was told to show his hands three times before officers opened fire, say officials.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
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.
Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with the beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.
The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.
Capoeira - a Brazilian martial art form combining dance - has been given a special protected status by Unesco, the UN's cultural arm.
People on board a flight in Russia get out and push the aircraft after its braking system freezes.
Hundreds of thousands of Swiss people secretly eat cat or dog say activists, who want it to be made illegal.
Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation presenter Jian Ghomeshi has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, Toronto police say.
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.
Brazil says deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has dropped by 18% in the past year, but campaigners dispute the figures.
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.
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF blocks Vice-President Joyce Mujuru from retaining a party post, damaging her chances of one day succeeding President Mugabe.
Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head by a ball in a match.
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.
A Spanish gatecrasher who talked his way into the coronation reception of King Felipe VI faces prosecution over claims he made in a TV interview.
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.
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.
The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.
Hundreds demonstrate outside the US embassy in London in protest at the decision not to prosecute a police officer for killing black teenager Michael Brown in Missouri.
The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.
The European Parliament will later vote on whether Google's search business should be separated from its other services.
The chairman of King Digital the maker of the popular mobile game Candy Crush, Melvyn Morris, has resigned and is taking a break from the UK firm.
Liverpool are a win away from reaching the Champions League last 16, despite conceding a late equaliser at Ludogorets.
Yaya Sanogo scores his first Arsenal goal as they beat Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League knockout stage.
Moeen Ali makes his maiden century but England lose to Sri Lanka by 25 runs in the opening one-day international in Colombo.
Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film.
Fire service report says the Glasgow School of Art blaze was caused by gases from a foam canister coming into contact with a projector.
A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.
Israeli directors are creating everything from westerns to cannibalistic fantasies as Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been finding out.
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, one of the Arab world's best-known entertainers, has died aged 87.
In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.
One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.
The male grooming and beauty industry is booming in South Africa, with products now targeting a new audience - black men, as the BBC's Milton Nkosi reports.
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
Authorities in Balochistan, Pakistan, have suspended a campaign against polio after four workers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the city of Quetta.
Tracking first Ebola victim and and how virus spread
Mobile phone abuse footage outrages Kenyans
The Afghan interpreters left by the US to the mercy of the Taliban
Can the doll make it in China at the second attempt?
Striking news images from around the world
Why has tribute to President Xi's marriage gone viral?
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets
Should Opec cut production to boost prices?