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Police in Kenya say suspected al-Shabab militants have killed at least 28 people on board a bus near the border with Somalia.
Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo takes an economy-class seat on the national carrier to go to Singapore for his son's high-school graduation.
US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.
Nico Rosberg goes fastest from team-mate Lewis Hamilton in final practice at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
In Guinea, the World Health Organization has told the BBC the outbreak is now, overall, "stable" across the country, despite flare-ups in the south-east.
Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them.
At least 14 people are injured in a suspected gas explosion which has led to the evacuation of a central London hotel, ambulance officials say.
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
The web's ironic take on what Russians think
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not
Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.
Mexico's government vows to take action on the rule of law and restore credibility in institutions, after the disappearance of 43 students.
A US inquiry finds no wrongdoing by the Obama administration in responding to the deadly 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
The deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by mid-2015" if the world speeds up its response, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.
The old tradition breathing fresh life into Australian farming
Two British men are reported to have been killed while fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria.
A French envoy is poisoned - are British diplomats to blame?
Two retired Chilean colonels - Ramon Caceres and Edgar Ceballos - are jailed for torturing the father of President Michelle Bachelet in 1973.
US President Barack Obama vows to press for further immigration reform, as Republicans condemn his use of executive powers on the issue.
Former Manchester United captain Paul Ince believes his ex-club should not have let Danny Welbeck join Arsenal.