A child is killed by violence every five minutes in the world, a leading charity says, calling for new targets to end all forms of child abuse by 2030.
Asian stocks trade cautiously ahead of data that is expected to show China's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than five years.
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died when his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.
Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting specialist cells into his damaged spinal cord.
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink
How racing the tube became a worldwide trend
The concern about the safety of Bachmann, R-Minn., stems from a video released by the Islamic State that features a clip of Bachmann speaking about the rise of radical Islam.
How virtual reality could disrupt podcasting
Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the internet to the masses
What did a riot at a pumpkin festival show about race in US?
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.
US firm AbbVie announces it has abandoned its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm's tax rate.
President Obama’s views on gay marriage continue to “evolve.” The president now says he views same-sex marriage as a constitutional right.
Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.
Daley Blind's late goal for Manchester United earns a point at West Brom as the visitors twice come from behind.
Heathrow cancels around 10% of flights with the 20 biggest carriers into and out of the London airport as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo are set to hit the UK.