Vladimir Putin's chief spokesperson says the West's response over the Ukraine crisis makes them "feel fear".
A teacher who "gave in to temptation" and pursued a secret affair with a teenager had sex with her in empty classrooms, a court hears.
The trial has begun in Rio de Janeiro of Eike Batista, a Brazilian billionaire accused of insider dealing.
Gordon Strachan says Scotland appeared "mentally fatigued" in the defeat by England at Celtic Park.
A UN committee adopts a motion urging the Security Council to refer North Korea over its human rights record to the International Criminal Court.
There are tensions in Ferguson as the town awaits the decision of the grand jury on whether or not to charge Michael Brown's killer.
PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to win a "battle for Jerusalem" as the Israeli death toll in a Palestinian attack on a synagogue rises to five.
Wayne Rooney scores his 45th and 46th international goals as England win their first encounter on Scottish soil for 15 years.
Two goals from Robbie Brady help the Republic of Ireland to a comfortable victory over the United States.
Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge suffers a new injury setback in training.
The winning photos from the Faith Through a Lens competition
Huge robots slog it out in Australia's outback
The Australian mine embracing automation on a massive scale.
The government is defeated in a Commons vote on the control that parent companies can exercise over pubs.
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi is fined $315m for watering down a report about its transactions with sanctioned countries.
Russia is seeking guarantees from Nato that Ukraine will not be allowed to join and that the alliance will stay away from its borders.
What is Taiwan doing to curb animal smuggling?
A man whose house was destroyed by a gas explosion while he and his family were inside said he "thought it was a dream at first".
In old photos from his family album, Uzbek president Islam Karimov looks more cuddly than those who regard him as a brutal tyrant could ever imagine.
McLaren will wait until December before announcing whether Button or Magnussen will partner Fernando Alonso in 2015.