BBC World Service
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Tanzania's Attorney General Frederick Werema resigns, making him the first casualty of a major corruption scandal that has rocked the government.
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says Nigel Clough and his Sheffield United staff showed a lack of respect after Saints' cup loss.
The BBC's Mark Lowen looks back at a turbulent year in Turkish politics and what it means for democracy in the country.
The Scottish Fishermen's Federation criticise a ban on discarding unwanted fish into the sea as being "without a sensible legal platform".
After two days of discussion the Federal Reserve may acknowledge the US economy is finally doing better, but will this mean they are ready to raise interest rates?
The Big Lebowski, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory are among 25 new additions to the US National Film Registry.
Watch list questions over Sydney siege gunman
A Chinese tourist is killed and nine other people, thought to be Chinese and Malaysian, are injured in a hot air balloon crash in Turkey.
As new footage emerges of the Sydney cafe siege Australia's prime minister announces a review into how and why the attack happened.
The Archbishop of Canterbury says he is "overwhelmed" by the people he has met who have suffered from Ebola.
US illustrator Norman Bridwell, creator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog books, dies at the age of 86.
A long-running public inquiry into alleged abuse carried out by British soldiers in Iraq is due to report later.
Newly merged Dixons Carphone says it saw a "barnstorming performance" in the UK and Ireland, but "tougher" conditions in its smaller European business.
Murali Vijay's century puts India in a commanding position on day one of the second Test against Australia in Brisbane.
India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say.
Australian PM Tony Abbott announces a far-reaching review into how gunman Man Haron Monis claimed asylum, benefits and a gun licence.
A US-bound passenger plane is forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo after several people were injured by severe turbulence.
The girlfriend of Shaun Brotherston - who died after taking white heroin in Amsterdam - speaks to Newsbeat.
A former chief executive of one of the world's biggest cosmetics firms is suing a fast food stall near his holiday home in the French Alps.
Rescuers in central Vietnam are trying to reach 12 workers trapped underground after a section of a tunnel collapsed.