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Federal police in the US are asking for the public to help identify a masked man who appears in an Islamic State (IS) video and appears to have an American accent.
Five Afghan men are executed at a prison near Kabul for gang-raping four women in a case that sparked national outrage.
At least nine people have been killed in an attack by al-Qaeda militants on security and government buildings in the south of Yemen, officials say.
KP's book will entrench views further, says Jonathan Agnew
Winning shots from the Army Photographic Awards
Readers' photos on the theme of "dance"
Nick Clegg attacks Ed Miliband and David Cameron as he closes his speech to the Liberal Democrat Party conference.
The BBC will not show repeats of Top of the Pops featuring former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis, who was found guilty of indecent assault last month.
Interpol issues a warning as a flaw in cash machines that allows criminals to quickly steal wads of cash is discovered.
Formula 1 heads to a brand new race in Russia, but will not forget what happened in Japan to Marussia driver Jules Bianchi.
Radiographers are set to go on strike a week after the rest of the NHS workers involved in industrial action.
As tech firms update the way we watch TV, is the couch potato cooked?
Hundreds of villagers flee their homes in Indian-administered Kashmir as Indian and Pakistani troops continue to exchange fire in some of the worst violence in the region in a decade.
Watch the Moon emerge from the Earth's shadow
The impact of solar storms on the earth's weather is being more carefully scrutinised to prevent potential disruption to electronic systems.
24 hours of news images: 8 October
Dealing with the leftovers from the Dounreay demolition job
Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon and Tom Courtenay are among the stars who will appear in a big-screen remake of classic 1970s sitcom Dad's Army.
Argentina's last military ruler, Reynaldo Bignone, who is already in jail for crimes against humanity, is been sentenced in a fresh case.
Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has become the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court in The Hague.