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Doubts grow that Monday's deadline for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna, as negotiators admit "big gaps" remain.
Tunisians vote in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring" revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.
Workers at a tea plantation in eastern India beat and stab the owner to death in a row over pay arrears.
The lower house of the Afghan parliament approves a security agreement allowing US and Nato troops to remain in the country.
A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
Marion Barry, ex-Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.
The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is an attempt to start a religious war, an adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta tells the BBC.
Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.
The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".
Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
Filipino Manny Pacquiao retains his WBO welterweight title with a resounding points defeat of American Chris Algieri.
A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.
A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).
The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
US President Barack Obama vows to press for further immigration reform, as Republicans condemn his use of executive powers on the issue.
Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.
An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected dozens of others, the World Health Organization says.
US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand fails to appear for a scheduled event, raising fresh concerns about his health.
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.
The US vice-president and Turkish president discuss ways to fight Islamic State and strengthen the Syrian opposition, despite reports of strained ties.
Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.
Voters have taken part in Bahrain's first parliamentary elections since Arab Spring protests in 2011, but many Shias had urged a boycott.
EU migration has blown the government "off course" on meeting its target of cutting net migration to below 100,000, the home secretary says.
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
US stocks close at yet another record high after China announced a surprise rate cut and the head of the European Central Bank hinted at further stimulus action.
Aereo, the TV streaming upstart meant to take on US cable firms, files for bankruptcy protection after a Supreme Court decision threw the company's legality into doubt.
American airline Delta replaces its old Boeing planes in a $14bn order for 50 Airbus wide-body jets powered by Rolls Royce engines
Lionel Messi's Spanish goalscoring record will never be beaten, according to Barcelona coach Luis Enrique.
Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are excluded from qualifying at the Abu Dhabi GP for driving illegal cars.
A floral painting by late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe sells for $44.4m (£28.8m) at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist.
US entertainer Bill Cosby presses on with a series of comic engagements despite mounting allegations that he sexually assaulted a number of women.
The 68-year-old singer cancels the remainder of her Dressed to Kill tour after doctors advised she needs more time to recover from an ongoing viral infection.
The war in Iraq is pitting neighbour against neighbour, and for those who do not want to choose sides life can be even more dangerous.
Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.
Responsibility for a fatal attack on a bus in northern Kenya is claimed by gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab.
In Guinea, the World Health Organization has told the BBC the outbreak is now, overall, "stable" across the country, despite flare-ups in the south-east.
Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych.
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not
YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
On a journey charting the impact of the disease
The retreat that has hosted Indian pilgrims since the Crusades
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio
The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
My family was deported while I was at school
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas
Trends of the week in 60 seconds
US artist inspired by Ferguson anger at Michael Brown killing
A journey through a tense summer in Ferguson, Missouri