Istanbul Besiktas Turkey: Stadium blasts kill 29 people
Twin blasts targeting police near a stadium in the heart of Istanbul kill 29 people and injure 166.
Nigeria Uyo: Scores dead in church collapse
A church roof collapses in Uyo, south-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 60 people, reports say.
Trump presidency: Exxon's Rex Tillerson for top diplomat?
Exxon Mobil's Rex Tillerson meets Donald Trump amid reports he will be secretary of state.
Kenya Naivasha: 30 dead as fireball engulfs traffic on road
At least 30 people are dead after an oil tanker explodes on a road in Naivasha, Kenya.
Hong Kong holds election for panel to pick next leader
Voting is under way in Hong Kong in elections for the panel that chooses the next leader.
Islamic State fighters re-enter ancient Palmyra in Syria
Islamic State group fighters re-enter Palmyra, nine months after losing the ancient Syrian city.
Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for 'rethink' of war on drugs
Colombia's president receives the Nobel Peace Prize and calls for a "rethink" on the war on drugs.
Yemen suicide bomb kills dozens in payday queue
A suicide bomber kills 45 troops and wounds 50 at an army base in Yemen, officials say.
Non-Opec countries agree to cut oil output
Oil-producing countries that are not Opec members agree a global plan to cut output and boost price.
Syria conflict: US urges 'grace' as Aleppo's fall nears
The US calls on Syria and Russia to "show a little grace" in Aleppo as they close in on the rebels.
Park Geun-hye impeached: South Korea rally demands full removal
Opponents of impeached President Park Geun-hye rally in Seoul to demand her definitive removal.
Colombia plane crash: Second Bolivian suspect charged
Bolivia detains a second suspect over an air crash that killed members of a Brazilian football team.
Istanbul Besiktas: View over stadium blast scene in Turkey
Blasts near a stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, kill at 29 people and injure many others, reports say.
Istanbul Besiktas: Stadium blast captured on TV
The moment a blast rocked Istanbul's Besiktas football stadium was caught on a club TV broadcast.
'Nervous' Patti Smith forgets Bob Dylan lyrics
Patti Smith forgets the words to Bob Dylan's song, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, at his Nobel Literature Prize ceremony in Stockholm.
'Historic' Sandhurst role for Pakistani officer
An officer from Pakistan has returned to the Royal Military College at Sandhurst to help train its cadets fight militants.
Serbia refugees face cruel winter
The aid organisation MSF warns of an “untenable situation” for refugees in Serbia as winter approaches.
Nigeria Uyo church collapse: Footage of aftermath
At least 60 people are killed when a church roof collapses in Uyo, south-eastern Nigeria.
Brussels unveils €321m 'Space Egg' HQ
The new European Council headquarters in Brussels, the Europa Building, has been unveiled.
New York SantaCon: Revellers trawl the bars
Revellers in New York City don festive garb to take part in a pub crawl known as SantaCon.
Putin turns down Japanese dog gift, MP says
Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected Japan's offer of a gift Akita dog, a Japanese MP says.
Russian region ordered to restore Teutonic castle
Prosecutors tell Russia's Kaliningrad Region to invest in gutted 14th Century castle.
Mouse-sized art appears on Swedish street
Artists create a tiny street scene at pavement level in Malmo.
Bermuda walkers told to stop stacking rocks
Nature experts say rock-balancing craze disturbs habitat of endangered Bermuda skink.
One woman isn't letting drought, emigration and politics stand in the way of her fashion dreams.
Jewish people are traditionally wary of signing up to organ donation - but that may be changing.
Hong Kong politics may be stormy, but it is a quiet, technical election that shows where things are really at.
Migrants are accumulating once again in Belgrade - but this time, there is no official helping hand.
As Bolivia goes through a severe drought, some say they saw the signs of climate change years ago.
Smoke and mirrors
One of the most repressive states in the world is trying to become one of the healthiest.