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A police officer is charged with murder for the death of a teenager who was shot in Chicago. A prosecutor has set out what happened.
Canada is resettling 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February 2016, the newly elected Liberal government says.
Physicists discover a striking sequence of shifting shapes that is formed as the fluid we sneeze breaks up into droplets.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the downing of a Russian warplane is ''fully in line with Turkey's rules of engagement''.
One of Africa's foremost fashion shows, the Fima festival in Niger, is called off by authorities amid security fears, the organiser says.
Three clubs have more players on Uefa's 40-man shortlist for its team of the year than the entire Premier League combined.
Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva has gives Socialist leader Antonio Costa the chance to form a government, heading a coalition that includes far-left parties.
Hostage situation in French town of Roubaix, near Belgium, with witnesses reporting gun fire, media reports say
Britain's Tyson Fury says his world heavyweight title clash with Wladimir Klitschko will be "one of my easiest fights".
The US-led coalition launches about two combat aircraft sorties per hour against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, but how does that compare to previous aerial campaigns?
Cate Blanchett romance Carol tops the nominations for next year's Independent Spirit Awards with six nods.
Former champion John Higgins reaches the second round of the UK Championship with a comfortable victory on day one.
BBC South America correspondent Wyre Davies lays out the changes facing Argentina after Mauricio Macri's election victory.
US President Barack Obama says Turkey has a right to defend its territory and airspace, after the shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkey on its border with Syria.
An email raises questions about Lord Coe's role in the decision to award the 2021 World Championships to Eugene earlier this year.
Belgian prosecutors name a new suspect in the Paris attacks case, Mohamed Abrini, who they say was seen in a car with fugitive Salah Abeslam.
Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year, has been charged with murder.
Rolls-Royce chief executive Warren East says he understands investors' concerns and promises to be more transparent about the risks it faces.
Explosion hits bus carrying presidential guards in Tunis, Tunisian state TV says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin fiercely condemns the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.