Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi submits her resignation amid allegations of the misuse of political funds.
US military aircraft drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling IS militants in the key Syrian town of Kobane.
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The time when the average age of death was zero
The outgoing European Commission president is to call on pro-European politicians in the UK to make a more positive case for staying in the EU.
The stand-off between protesters and police continues in Mong Kok, Hong Kong.
Pro-democracy activists criticise comments by Hong Kong leader CY Leung, who says "external forces" are involved in protests in the territory.
A key meeting of Chinese Communist Party leaders focusing on the rule of law and fighting corruption is due to begin in Beijing.
Thousands of residents in the community of St George have signed a petition urging the creation of a new city separate to Baton Rouge. Are bad schools or race the motivation?
Rare glimpse of militants' camp at the gateway to Kabul
Controversial opera prompts protests in New York
Prison officer cuts have left the prison system in England and Wales "in crisis", says the Howard League for Penal Reform.
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Getting into the groove with Australia's last record maker
Scandalous tales from the British embassy in Paris
Comments on David Cameron's plans to cap EU migration and government anti-poverty "failures" make the front pages.
WW1 fighter pilots who navigated using a school atlas
Starting pay for new recruits has been rising strongly, according to the latest data on Scotland's labour market.
Society is paying a "shocking" price for poor mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers in the UK, a report says.
How the Time Lord and a Dalek help children learn to program