Lawyers for Michael Brown's family say the process that cleared a police officer who shot dead the teenager in Ferguson is "broken" and "unfair".
Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 78 people, hospital staff say.
Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city of Kenema dump bodies in public in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims.
Pope Francis warns that Europe appears "somewhat elderly" and less and less a protagonist, in a speech to EU politicians in Strasbourg.
At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.
Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.
A group of seven Yemenis and a US military expert kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants are freed by Yemeni forces, an official tells the BBC.
Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 17 people.
France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.
Hundreds of people flee to a military airstrip in Kenya's Mandera region after the deadly weekend bus attack by Somali militants.
Players who witnessed batsman Phil Hughes suffering a serious head injury in Sydney will be given counselling.
The only working elephant in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh is blessed ahead of her imminent retirement after more than 30 years of carrying tourists.
The Cowardly Lion costume from classic film The Wizard of Oz sells for more than $3m (£1.9m) at an auction in New York.
Chuck Hagel has resigned as US defence secretary after less than two years in the post, following a series of meetings with President Barack Obama.
Two more Bill Cosby shows are axed as the veteran comedian continues to face allegations of sexual assault.
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.
The University of Texas acquires the archives of Nobel prize-winning late Colombian writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Police in Ivory Coast fire tear gas and use batons to disperse crowds protesting about a ban on plastic bags used to carry water.
Tunisia's presidential election will go to a run-off after no candidate secured an overall majority in the first round of voting, official results show.
A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam.
A third senior police officer in Thailand is charged with insulting the monarchy, bribery and corruption as part of a major investigation.
A French appeal court refuses to allow a father to take custody of his biological son, who was given up for adoption by his mother.
The eurozone may be stuck in an enduring period of no growth, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
An unidentified jet carries out two air strikes on Maitiga air base in Tripoli, the Libyan capital's last functioning airport.
Both the US and Iran say they are confident of reaching a deal over Tehran's nuclear programme despite the failure of the latest round of talks.
David Cameron says internet companies must act on terrorist material, after it emerges one of Lee Rigby's killers spoke on Facebook about wanting to murder a soldier.
A problem with the freezing of stem cells may have contributed to the death of a 12-year-old girl with cancer, a coroner rules.
The US economy grew much faster in the third quarter than first reported, official figures have shown.
Ana Botin has moved swiftly to reshape Santander, ousting its chief executive after less than two years in the role.