Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses a TV speech to warn President Putin not to "play with fire" over the downing of a Russian plane.
A suicide bomber has killed at least 21 people in attack on a Shia Muslim procession in Nigeria's Kano state, eyewitnesses say.
France holds a national memorial service to remember the 130 people who died in the Paris attacks two weeks ago.
Six children have drowned as two migrant boats carrying them from Turkey to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkish media say.
Israel is to open its first diplomatic mission in the UAE, Israel says, despite the absence of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant.
The Dutch finance ministry says it will fight a ruling ordering it to recover as much as €30m (£21.2m) in tax from Starbucks.
Paula Radcliffe speaks of her relief after the IAAF and the UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD) find her innocent of blood doping.
Chicago police say a 27-year-old man has been arrested over the execution-style murder of a nine-year-old boy, Tyshawn Lee, earlier this month.
Japanese officials say they are investigating decomposed bodies found on board boats off the country's coastline.
Black Friday sees an online spending surge on both sides of the Atlantic, although there were still long queues of US consumers hunting for bargains on the High Street.
Italian police in the northern port city of Trieste seize nearly 800 shotguns en route from Turkey to Belgium.
France has held a national memorial service for the 130 people killed in the gun and bomb attacks in Paris on 13 November
Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the China city hosting this year's pageant.
The Pope has been greeted by an enthusiastic crowd at a youth rally at Nairobi's Kasarani Stadium, his last public event in Kenya before travelling to Uganda, as Anne Soy reports.
A look at the economic case for solving the imbalance between male and female farmers' output around the world.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.
Adam Fleming meets the people restoring the roof of Rome's Colosseum.
The Danish Girl, a film about a transgender pioneer, is the movie no-one would fund as the topic was not seen to be commercially viable.
A week on from the Radisson Blu hotel attack in Bamako, Mali's officials are looking at how best to counter terrorism, says Thomas Fessy.
How typical was President Putin's fury at Turkey over the downing of a Russian jet? BBC Monitoring examines his crisis responses.
James Robbins explains the history behind the Commonwealth and looks at whether it is still relevant.
A growing controversy over a Singapore concert starring gay singer Adam Lambert has highlighted the widening cultural divide in the strait-laced city-state.
Li-fi, a faster way to deliver internet access, has been tested in a real-life, working office in Tallinn, Estonia.
Australian mining giant BHP says mud spilled by the devastating collapse of a dam at a Brazilian mine is not toxic.
Vtech, a company which specialises in electronic toys and educational material for children, confirmed that it has been hacked.
Driverless racing cars will compete in major cities around the world from next year, announces Formula E organisers.
Billion dollar drone company DJI is explanding from consumer and camera drones into agriculture
Adele's new album 25 sells more than 800,000 copies in its first week of release - the highest ever figure for a single UK chart week.
Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's martial arts drama The Assassin is named the best film of 2015 in Sight & Sound magazine's poll of 168 critics.
A public opinion survey suggests that support for strong action on climate change has declined since 2009.
Lakes that have been forming near Mount Everest could threaten settlements downstream if they overflow.
Scientists say they have bred a genetically modified mosquito that can resist malaria infection.
A 15-year-old boy has died of Ebola in Liberia less than three months after the country was declared free of the virus, health officials tell the BBC.
Andy Murray brings Britain level at 1-1 against Belgium in the Davis Cup final with victory over Ruben Bemelmans.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's French Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint Germain and Troyes.
A children's newspaper in France is devoting Tuesday's pages to its young Muslim readers.
Even after years of study and investigation there's still disagreement over what causes paedophiles to be the way they are.
Pope Francis urges Kenyans to unite and take a stand against the destructive effects of tribalism by asking a stadium of people to hold hands.
Burundian police say they have recovered a large number of weapons following an attack on the home of an adviser to President Pierre Nkurunziza.
The so-called Islamic State group claims it was behind an attack on a Shia mosque in Bangladesh which killed at least one person and injured three.
Four schoolboys in the western Indian city of Mumbai are arrested for gang-raping their classmate, police say.
Footballer Mathieu Valbuena speaks publicly for the first time about an alleged sex tape blackmail plot involving France teammate Karim Benzema.
Five Polish sailors are abducted from a cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria, while 11 others evade capture by apparently hiding in an engine room.
A regional opposition leader in Venezuela is shot dead at a public meeting less than two weeks before parliamentary elections.
El Salvador's Catholic Church suspends a well-known priest, Jesus Delgado, for sexually abusing a young girl in the 1980s.
Algeria's former counter-terrorism chief is sentenced to five years in prison for destroying documents and disobeying military orders.
Amnesty International expresses alarm at reports that Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people - including Ali al-Nimr - in a single day.
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump denies mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign address this week.
A record number of police officers patrolled the streets of Manhattan during this year's Thanksgiving Day parade.
Amateur photographs of the stars and cars in action and in the pits during Grand Prix of the past.
The V&A marks the bicentenary of Julia Margaret Cameron's birth
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
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