The Pakistan Government and military distrust each other - and that makes combating violence difficult, says Owen Bennett-Jones.
Adrees Latif explains how he captured the moment a man was treated for the effects of pepper spray.
the tradition that only got going in the 1960s
Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because staff shortages are so acute this Christmas, according to leaked documents.
Fish are filmed more than 8,000m down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.
Fish have been filmed more than 8,000m down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.
The agency guarding the US president is too insular and must recruit its next head externally, a review prompted by a White House security breach says.
Record numbers of students entered university this year, but the gender gap has never been wider, according to annual admission figures.
Shrinking the bubbles generated by ships could counteract the impact of climate change, a study suggests.
Microsoft has launched a test version of the Skype Translator which decodes conversations in Spanish and English in near real time.
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The West's struggle to deal with the threat posed by Islamic State militants features in some papers, while others are gearing up for Christmas festivities.
The do-it-yourself electronics maker littleBits has released a "smart home" automation kit.
The BBC's Andrew Walker considers how big a problem global debt really is.
Did Vladimir Putin gamble on high oil prices lasting for ever?
The underground escape games taking Hungary by storm
The bus that deals with drunk people on the worst days of the year
Why are people flocking to Hungary in order to try and escape from locked rooms?
The European Union needs a "united strategy" towards Russia, Donald Tusk says, chairing his first summit as European Council president.
There may have been a partial breakthrough in the cross-party talks at Stormont, a source suggests to the BBC.