The FBI's director tells Congress the bureau is investigating newly found Hillary Clinton emails.
Rebels in Syria announce an offensive aimed at breaking the government's siege of eastern Aleppo.
The death of a former Vladimir Putin adviser in a Washington DC hotel was an "accident", US officials say.
So-called Islamic State is using thousands of civilians as human shields in Mosul, the UN says.
The UN says it has negotiated the release of 876 children held as suspects by the Nigerian army.
UK employment tribunal rules that Uber drivers are workers rather than self-employed contractors.
Joe Biden is tipped for the secretary of state job if Hillary Clinton becomes president - US media.
The Philippine president says he will clean up his language after God gave him an ultimatum.
The US economy grew at the fastest pace in two years in the third quarter, initial figures indicate.
A general strike is staged in Venezuela over calls for a referendum to remove the president from power.
A bus driver dies in Brisbane, Australia, after a passenger set him on fire.
A Pennsylvania man is sentenced to 18 months in jail for hacking celebrity accounts.
The BBC's Orla Guerin was with Kurdish fighters in the village of Fazliya as it was seized from IS.
Young, black female volleyball players give their views about Michelle Obama's support for Hillary Clinton.
A young Tunisian woman was photographed naked by a friend of her father's. He then used the images to silence her - until one day she snapped and took a bloody revenge. This story is part of the BBC's Shame series, which examines a disturbing new phenomenon - the use of private or sexually explicit images to blackmail and shame young people, mainly girls and women, in some of the world's most conservative societies. Explore all the stories and join the conversation at www.bbc.co.uk/shame
A South African businessman is trying to spread the entrepreneurial spirit, through a comic book.
A hormone injection for men has been shown to be a safe and effective method of contraception, but some users in trials reported side effects.
Alexandra, a British woman living in Tokyo, tells World Have Your Say why she disagrees with an advert discouraging women from applying make-up on the move.
The BBC finds young people still living among the fires in the Calais migrant camp known as the 'Jungle'.
One year on from the relaxation of China's one child policy, what impact has it had?
A Japanese rail company causes anger by telling commuters that doing make-up on the train is "ugly to see".
Boy who lost all his teeth at the age of three regains smile and story goes viral in Brazil.
John Sudworth investigates the role of the state in China's family policy a year on from the end of the one-child rule.
With just 11 days to go until election day, Donald Trump's sheets come under scrutiny, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama have a love-in and Gary Johnson denies being a dummy.
With no successor lined up to follow Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the issue of who will eventually replace him is becoming more urgent, writes Yolande Knell.
Does the falling value of the pound mean that the UK economy has fallen behind France?
Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai by English photographer William Saunders go on show in London in first public exhibition devoted to his work.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "Shadows".
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
Casgliad o luniau'r hydref yn Eryri // Images of Snowdonia in all its autumn glory
Former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton used sexist language towards rider Jess Varnish, an investigation finds.
England trail by 170 runs at 50-3 after the first day of the second Test, having taken the final nine Bangladesh wickets for 49.
Lewis Hamilton beats title rival and championship leader Nico Rosberg in first practice at the Mexican Grand Prix.
It would be unacceptable today - but times were very different.
Iceland's Pirate Party could make history by entering a coalition government after Saturday's election.
Photographer Abid Bhat documents the story of 14-year-old Insha Mushtaq, who lost vision in both her eyes after being hit by pellets in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Russia's high-speed trains have revolutionised rail travel - but life by the tracks has much less glamour, Seva Boiko reports.
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Dramatic images of the operation to clear the Calais 'Jungle' camp, which saw nearly 6,000 migrants evacuated.
Fundraiser launched for those who helped hide NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
A replica of Adolf Hitler's bunker, where the German dictator spent his final days at the end of World War Two, has opened in central Berlin inside a former Nazi air raid shelter.
Miniature cooking craze sweeps the internet.
Can Brazil's "oil capital", Macae, bounce back after the Petrobras scandal?
After a long campaign, it's less than two weeks before millions of Americans cast their votes. But turnout could be as low as 50%. Why do so few people vote?
Gretchen and Tom are engaged. But she's voting for Clinton and he's voting for Trump.
A left-wing news outlet with close ties to the Hillary Clinton campaign is trying to highlight the Democratic candidate's most passionate supporters.
More than five hours of previously unreleased interviews with Donald Trump have been released to the New York Times. What do the tapes tell us?