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Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong continue their sit-in and hope for an increase in numbers as China marks National Day.
A man who travelled from Liberia nearly two weeks ago is the first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on American soil.
Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons.
An injured Spanish speleologist who was trapped in a 400m deep cave in north-eastern Peru for 12 days has been rescued.
Daniel Crespo, mayor of California suburb Bell Gardens, was shot dead and his wife taken into custody following an argument at the couple's home.
Argentina deposits $161m in bond interest payments with a state-controlled bank, in an effort to skirt US court rulings.
Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.
US President Barack Obama rode in a lift with an armed security contractor who had assault convictions, in another security lapse, according to reports.
Thousands of pro-independence campaigners take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan government says it remains "determined" to hold the vote.
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.
US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has apologised after being arrested for speeding while driving under the influence of alcohol in Baltimore, Maryland.
A man who filmed passengers preventing Pakistan's former interior minister from boarding a plane for being late is sacked from his job.
Thieves break into the Cyprus home of a 70-year-man and steal a painting by French master Edgar Degas valued at 6m euros.
An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a female colleague after being fired from his job has been charged with first-degree murder.
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.
Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox.
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.
Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.
The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.
Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.
The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.
The European Commission publishes a letter it sent to Ireland accusing the country of giving Apple illegal state aid through special tax arrangements.
The wife of a British hostage being held by militants makes a renewed call for his release, saying there has been "outcry across the world" over his imprisonment.
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.
Police investigating the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross say they have found a body in a west London river.
Legal changes increasing the inheritance rights of people whose spouses or civil partners die without making a will come into force.
Asian stocks are headed for their fourth straight day of losses as political protests in Hong Kong show no signs of abating.
Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.
Japanese large manufacturers' confidence improved in the three months to September, according to a closely-watched central bank survey.
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.
Nemanja Matic scores a first-half header as Chelsea beat Sporting Lisbon to go top of Champions League Group G.
Manchester United rekindle Vidal interest, Liverpool ponder Higuain bid, Newcastle line up Moyes to replace Pardew, plus more.
Chinese cinema box office revenue surges 32% in the first nine months of the year, figures show.
Artworks belonging to former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos are seized by authorities who claim they were acquired with embezzled state funds.
30 Rock comic Tracy Morgan was not wearing a seatbelt in a car accident that left him badly injured and another passenger dead, according to papers filed in a US court.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said he is "optimistic" about increasing the treatment capacity for Ebola in West Africa.
A new study has warned that wildlife populations around the world have dropped by more than half in just 40 years.
A mountain guide who was on Mount Ontake when it erupted speaks about the moment it exploded without warning.
Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, have been involved in fierce fighting with Islamic State (IS) militants in a town west of Baghdad.
New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.
Japanese rescue teams have spent a third day searching for survivors on Mount Ontake, trapped by Saturday's eruption.
A French scientist uses reflective light technology to reveal the secrets of the 500-year-old Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci.
Thousands more people have been joining pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, ahead of what organisers hope will be the largest day of protests so far.
Pakistan's outcast Ahmadis on their fears for the future
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace
Norway's master of surprises takes the helm
Assad loyalists concerned by rise of Syria paramilitaries
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted
How legalising same sex unions changed lives for gay couple
The rise, and possible fall, of the 'Bond King', Bill Gross
UK's Lord Hill faces tough scrutiny for EU Commission job