North Korea presents its own human rights report at a rare UN briefing, acknowledging it runs "reform through labour camps" but denying abuses.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and government officials say they will meet to discuss political reforms on Friday, after weeks of unrest.
The US-led coalition carries out its most sustained air attacks so far on the Turkey-Syria border town of Kobane, helping to curb Islamic State.
Young people are driving a change in attitudes towards people with mental health issues, Stan Collymore claims.
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Candidates in the Clacton and Heywood and Middleton by-elections are entering a final day of campaigning.
Nick Clegg unveils the first waiting targets for mental health treatments in England ahead of his Lib Dem conference speech.
The Australian Capital Territory of Canberra ranks as the best place in the world to live, according to a report by the OECD.
At least 12 people are killed in clashes between Kurdish protesters and police in Turkey.
Canada's parliament votes to allow the country's military to join the US-led campaign of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.
A 69-year-old British man freed after spending 20 days in a Moroccan jail for "homosexual acts" says his experience "was a total nightmare".
The first patient diagnosed in the US with Ebola is on a ventilator and kidney dialysis, as officials monitor those with whom he came in contact.
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) bans a TV advert by payday lender Wonga, following a complaint by a charity.
Kurdish protesters vent their fury at Turkey's lack of military support for defenders of a Syrian border town being attacked by Islamic State.
A leading debt charity says the knock-on costs for the economy of people getting into too much debt amount to more than £8bn a year.
A British man jailed for "homosexual acts" in Morocco has said he was "overwhelmed" to be released.