Rebels in Syria announce an offensive aimed at breaking the government's siege of eastern Aleppo.
Leaders of a militia who took over a wildlife refuge in Oregon are cleared, in a surprise verdict.
UK employment tribunal rules that Uber drivers are entitled to holiday pay and National Living Wage.
So-called Islamic State is using thousands of civilians as human shields in Mosul, the UN says.
Joe Biden is tipped for the secretary of state job if Hillary Clinton becomes president - US media.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will clean up his language after God gave him an ultimatum.
A bus driver has died in Brisbane, Australia, after a passenger threw an "item" which set him on fire, say police.
The US economy grew at the fastest pace in two years in the third quarter, initial figures indicate.
A Pennsylvania man is sentenced to 18 months in jail for hacking celebrity accounts.
Tony Blair says there must be a way for Britons to "express their view" if they have a change of mind over Brexit.
Nigeria will invest $10bn (£8bn) on developing its oil-rich south in an attempt to end an insurgency by militants, the oil minister says.
Mosul battle: IS goes on propaganda offensive
US first lady Michelle Obama has appeared for the first time during the presidential election race with Hillary Clinton.
The BBC finds young people still living among the fires in the Calais migrant camp known as the 'Jungle'.
A young Tunisian woman was photographed naked by a friend of her father's. He then used the images to silence her - until one day she snapped and took a bloody revenge. This story is part of the BBC's Shame series, which examines a disturbing new phenomenon - the use of private or sexually explicit images to blackmail and shame young people, mainly girls and women, in some of the world's most conservative societies. Explore all the stories and join the conversation at www.bbc.co.uk/shame
A South African businessman is trying to spread the entrepreneurial spirit, through a comic book.
One year on from the relaxation of China's one child policy, what impact has it had?
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
A Japanese rail company causes anger by telling commuters that doing make-up on the train is "ugly to see".
Boy who lost all his teeth at the age of three regains smile and story goes viral in Brazil.
John Sudworth investigates the role of the state in China's family policy a year on from the end of the one-child rule.
The BBC's Katy Watson reports on how investing in CCTV and deploying the army may have helped reduce the crime rate in Honduras, once the murder hot spot of the world.
With just 11 days to go until election day, Donald Trump's sheets come under scrutiny, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama have a love-in and Gary Johnson denies being a dummy.
Does the falling value of the pound mean that the UK economy has fallen behind France?
The people of Ivory Coast are going to the polls on Sunday to approve or reject a draft constitution which the government says will address the question of identity which have been at the heart of years of unrest.
Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai by English photographer William Saunders go on show in London in first public exhibition devoted to his work.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "Shadows".
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
Casgliad o luniau'r hydref yn Eryri // Images of Snowdonia in all its autumn glory
Photographer Ed Gold explores the woodland community at Tinkers Bubble in Somerset.
England trail by 170 runs at 50-3 after the first day of the second Test, having taken the final nine Bangladesh wickets for 49.
Celtic captain Scott Brown reverses his decision to quit international football and is available to face England.
Wales internationals Sam Warburton, Dan Lydiate, Samson Lee and Hallam Amos sign extensions to their national dual contracts.
It would be unacceptable today - but times were very different.
Iceland's Pirate Party could make history by entering a coalition government after Saturday's election.
Photographer Abid Bhat documents the story of 14-year-old Insha Mushtaq, who lost vision in both her eyes after being hit by pellets in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Russia's high-speed trains have revolutionised rail travel - but life by the tracks has much less glamour, Seva Boiko reports.
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Dramatic images of the operation to clear the Calais 'Jungle' camp, which saw nearly 6,000 migrants evacuated.
Fundraiser launched for those who helped hide NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
A replica of Adolf Hitler's bunker, where the German dictator spent his final days at the end of World War Two, has opened in central Berlin inside a former Nazi air raid shelter.
Miniature cooking craze sweeps the internet.
Can Brazil's "oil capital", Macae, bounce back after the Petrobras scandal?
After a long campaign, it's less than two weeks before millions of Americans cast their votes. But turnout could be as low as 50%. Why do so few people vote?
Gretchen and Tom are engaged. But she's voting for Clinton and he's voting for Trump.
A left-wing news outlet with close ties to the Hillary Clinton campaign is trying to highlight the Democratic candidate's most passionate supporters.
More than five hours of previously unreleased interviews with Donald Trump have been released to the New York Times. What do the tapes tell us?