Officials at the Federal Reserve are unlikely to raise interest rates soon, the latest minutes from the bank's January meeting have revealed.
US President Barack Obama has said the fight against violent extremism cannot be won by military power alone.
A prisoner who escaped from custody in the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday is arrested by police in Belfast city centre.
If Darren Clarke is more complicated than his image suggests, his selection as European Ryder Cup captain could not have been more straightforward.
A man in Nova Scotia has been rescued from a snow storm after being mistaken for a seal.
A new rule banning F1 drivers from changing their helmet design prompts a mocking response from some in motorsport.
Did the West's "limited intervention" policy lead Libya down a path of destruction, the BBC's James Robbins asks.
Ukraine's president says his forces are making an "organised" withdrawal from the strategic town of Debaltseve, under siege by rebel forces.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has said he admires his father and brother's presidencies but he is his "own man" on foreign policy.
The Mexicans rallying behind 43 missing students
Samsung acknowledges that some of its smart TVs upload voice commands to the internet in an unencrypted form, making it easier to hack the data.
A woman beheaded in a Spanish supermarket was unable to defend herself against the "abhorrent" attack, an inquest hears.
The social development minister has failed to hand over a report about the conduct of a special adviser to a Stormont committee.
Scottish Power sees a four-fold boost to its pre-tax profits from generating electricity and supplying customers during last year.
Great Britain's women are beaten in the team pursuit for the first time in more than four years at the Track World Championships.
An east Belfast resident is granted the right to take his legal complaint about the police's handling of loyalist flag protests to the UK Supreme Court.
A 16-year-old boy arrested by counter-terrorism police in Greater Manchester is charged with trying to buy a biological toxin.
US rapper and musician Afroman is arrested after video footage showed him punching a female fan on stage during a concert in Biloxi, Mississippi.
South Africa's parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete apologises for calling firebrand opposition MP Julius Malema a "cockroach."
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the team have learned lessons about the rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.