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South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one of them, had had his passport seized by police for suspected terror ties.
Naval vessels scouring Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine focus on a bay near Stockholm on the fifth day of their search.
Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many states, a leading human rights group says.
Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies like Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 82, says his family.
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again after cells from his nose were transplanted into his severed spinal cord.
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the chief executive of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
Italian police break a crime ring that defrauded the state of €1.7bn euros.
The Pakistan Taliban sack their spokesman Shahidullah Shahid after he pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS).
Hong Kong officials end a first round of talks with student leaders to try to resolve an impasse that sparked weeks of pro-democracy protests.
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
Italian nun who won the The Voice releases Madonna's 1984 hit as her debut single.
Authorities in two US states are reviewing unsolved cases for links to an Indiana man being held on suspicion of killing seven women.
A US Marine has failed to appear in a Philippines court after being accused of murdering a transgender Filipino.
The Mexican government offers rewards totalling $4.75m (£3m) for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will stand for re-election next year, an aide says, despite previous claims that he would quit after 25 years in power.
A court in Somalia orders the seizure of a local radio station owner's UK passport after he is accused of threatening national security.
Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98.
Two Burmese men accused of killing two British tourists in Thailand retract their confessions, lawyers say.
German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.
Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.
An appeal against the sentences of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists will be heard by an Egyptian court on 1 January, relatives say.
A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after winds felled trees and storms sweep the country.
A man who beat three sisters with a claw hammer in a London hotel while their children slept alongside them is found guilty of attempted murder.
McDonald's and Coca Cola post profits down sharply in the three months to the end of September, with both seeing sales under pressure in the US.
Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has been given a pay package worth $84.3m, making him one of the top earners in the tech industry.
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist.
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes orders Adel Taarabt and manager Harry Redknapp to end their "embarrassing" public row.
Sir Alex Ferguson defends himself against suggestions David Moyes inherited an "antiquated" structure at Manchester United.
Politicians including former Mayor Rudy Giuliani protest against controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer.
Celebrity magazine Heat apologises to actor and singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel after publishing a "false and unfounded story" questioning their marriage.
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.
The US government has paid dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in Social Security benefits after forcing them to leave the US.
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
Russian investigators have said "criminal negligence" caused the crash at a Moscow airport that resulted in the death of Total's chief executive.
Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
The BBC's Jim Muir speaks to an American who has come to fight Islamic State militants on the front line in north-east Syria.
Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Fabian Picardo says the people of Gibraltar see their future with the UK, and being part of Spain is "not realistic".
The regularity of bombings in Baghdad makes fire-fighting a busy and dangerous profession.
The life and work of US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta
Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink
What did a riot at a pumpkin festival show about race in US?
How racing the tube became a worldwide trend
Five ways that late PM Gough Whitlam reformed his country
A selection of news photos from around the world
The Americans who have joined the Kurds in the fight against IS