Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
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A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after high winds brought down trees and gusts of up to 88mph swept the country.
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance.
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.
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
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Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jamaicans face "intolerable levels of violence and cannot rely on the police" for protection, Human Rights Watch says.
The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.
A US marine has failed to appear in a Philippines court after being accused of murdering a transgender Filipino.
Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many states, a leading human rights group says.
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.
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC to make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist.
An appeal against the sentences of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists will be heard by an Egyptian court on 1 January, relatives say.
Russian investigators have said "criminal negligence" caused the crash at a Moscow airport that resulted in the death of Total's chief executive.
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.
Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98.
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Authorities in two US states are reviewing unsolved cases for links to an Indiana man being held on suspicion of killing seven women.
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.
Italian police break a crime ring that defrauded the state of €1.7bn euros.
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.
Naval vessels scouring Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine focus on a bay near Stockholm on the fifth day of their search.
Fabian Picardo says the people of Gibraltar see their future with the UK, and being part of Spain is "not realistic".
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.
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
A court in Somalia orders the seizure of a local radio station owner's UK passport after he is accused of threatening national security.
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.
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Italian nun who won the The Voice releases Madonna's 1984 hit as her debut single.
Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.
Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies like Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 82, says his family.
The Mexican government offers rewards totalling $4.75m (£3m) for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.
Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has been given a pay package worth $84.3m, making him one of the top earners in the tech industry.
An Australian teenager who joined IS militants in Iraq and Syria surfaces in a video addressing PM Tony Abbott and US president Barack Obama.
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Politicians including former Mayor Rudy Giuliani protest against controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer.
Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
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.
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.
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.
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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.
Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.