The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.
Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.
One student is shot dead and four wounded in a school by a classmate who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.
Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America, is sacked after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.
The emirate wants people to get out of their cars to ease traffic congestion.
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 3-2 in Game Three to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven World Series.
Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a£1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce&Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says.
The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.
Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office".
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
New Zealand shock Australia in the Four Nations with a resounding victory that ended the hosts' 16-match winning run.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he is getting professional help as he seeks to overcome an "impulse" to bite opponents.
World number one Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki in a third set tie-break to reach the WTA final in Singapore.
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.
US TV network AMC, which aired Mad Men and The Walking Dead, is to take over the running of BBC America after a $200m (£125m) deal with the BBC.
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.
One person was killed and four others injured after a student opened fire at a school north of Seattle, in the US state of Washington.
Steve Rosenberg visits Kiev to see how the recent violence in Ukraine has had an impact on who is running for parliament.
New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.
Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.
There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation
Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factions
Who will prevail in Brazil's battleground state?
A selection of the top news photographs from around the world
How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard times
Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?
Iran-Pakistan border skirmishes risk spinning out of control
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There's more to being a model than just looking pretty, according to Liu Wen. And she should know.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/fVXLERTYZic" height="1" width="1"/>
He count's Kim Kardashian, Kendall and Rihanna among his "Balmain army" and he's not even 30 yet. Meet Olivier Rousteing, the fashion prodigy who merges hip hop with couture.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/EQDHMTwzd2o" height="1" width="1"/>
If you want a world-class education without the hefty price tag it usually carries, it's time you pack your bags and head to Germany.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/zXj2E20185E" height="1" width="1"/>
Not so long ago, Germany was vilified for its slow economic growth, high unemployment rates, and record budget deficits. As late as 2004, The Economist called it the Sick Man of Europe.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/DIL5JZnHNMY" height="1" width="1"/>
If the past 25 years are anything to go by, Germany has proven its firm position as the world's economic powerhouse.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/oKdNspAa5oM" height="1" width="1"/>
Say "Hello" to Betty-bot - the robotic organizer for in a warehouse about the size of four football fields.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/PmINTPRRz2k" height="1" width="1"/>
In the azure waters off the rocky coast of Antikythera, a remote island in the Mediterranean with a population of less than 50, an international team of archaeologists has recovered new treasures from one of the most mysterious shipwrecks of all time.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/5ib4XsuCpBo" height="1" width="1"/>
They have two wheels, can weigh less than a kilo and more than 6 million of them are made each year. But how do you make the 'world's most aerodynamic bike'?<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/CeYy9NB5XlQ" height="1" width="1"/>
Slovenian Kickstarter project encourages travelers to hop on their suitcase and cruise through the streets.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/17gi3aSBExg" height="1" width="1"/>
He was once part of Germany's largest Jewish sports club -- but now he's the first suspected member of ISIS to stand trial in a country that has been left shocked by his alleged radicalization.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/6Rnq0I7G8u0" height="1" width="1"/>
Shrine to a dead cat and an homage to fromage are among Dutch capital's eccentric exhibitions.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/nf6N4OLGUoA" height="1" width="1"/>
Meet Jo Malone, a British entrepreneur who has created a multi-million dollar fragrance company.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/V1Esnl3UOsI" height="1" width="1"/>
Should a convicted rapist, who has served their time in prison, be allowed to resume their old job?<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/sbw7Js-iUgY" height="1" width="1"/>
There's nothing like getting stuck into a good book -- but getting stuck in a good book store is a different matter.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/TjFFEgeAXlI" height="1" width="1"/>
One goal in eight matches for new club Liverpool, and dumped by the Italian national team.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/gqv1lHk9LKQ" height="1" width="1"/>
CNN on Thursday welcomed budding journalists and news producers from under-represented backgrounds to experience life in the fast-paced world of the CNN London newsroom.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/RG_cZrUlhCs" height="1" width="1"/>
With a price tag of $250,000,these smartphones come complete with 18-carat white gold casing encrusted with precious diamonds.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/4hHC_rCmuUk" height="1" width="1"/>
Containing the Ebola outbreak sweeping West Africa is plausible -- but action needs to be taken immediately, before affected states potentially collapse and the virus spirals out of control, campaigner Bob Geldof says.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/S-UBvnmqgeQ" height="1" width="1"/>
To the outside world, the crisis in Ukraine seemed to come out of nowhere. But not for them.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/gzXw1EFSmOk" height="1" width="1"/>
Bounce Below transforms an abandoned slate mine in Wales into a surreal, springy world of fear and fun.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/n0KW17ODAEI" height="1" width="1"/>
Soup that is rumored to be radioactive...It could only be Frieze London.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/LyHrE_WloLo" height="1" width="1"/>
Prosecutors will be allowed to present more gruesome evidence against a former Bosnian Serb military commander who has been on trial for genocide since 2012.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/vQ6VdOmliTA" height="1" width="1"/>
Luxury enthusiasts, rejoice: Louis Vuitton is bringing its upscale sensibilities to the art world with a new, Frank Gehry-designed museum.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/BUiEY6J0xHA" height="1" width="1"/>
It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel Airport has won a place in the city's heart.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/bWyHnfzLjK4" height="1" width="1"/>
Be it a Russian submarine or be it not, whatever has been lurking beneath the waves of the Stockholm archipelago since last week is not only drawing threats of martial force from Sweden's military, it's also getting on Lasse Schmidt's nerves.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/bjPbOS-YdGQ" height="1" width="1"/>
Bank notes are increasingly incorporating high-tech features to make them harder to fake.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/eAhqhq58C8o" height="1" width="1"/>
Turkish authorities are investigating a suspicious substance at the Canadian Consulate in Istanbul, and unspecified security incidents also are being investigated at two other foreign consulates in Turkey's largest city, the country's emergency management agency said Friday.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/ysTe6PUtp08" height="1" width="1"/>
Sweden's military feels certain there was an intruder, but it has called off the search for a mystery vessel in waters near Stockholm.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/SFrAy8M37kQ" height="1" width="1"/>
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/_GsSB6mzxLo" height="1" width="1"/>
Although he's vowed to keep his famous chops to himself, the world will soon find out if Luis Suarez can keep bagging goals without literally leaving his mark on defenders.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/CX9IqUuDw40" height="1" width="1"/>
It was a night which evoked hatred of years past -- now both Serbia and Albania have been punished for their part in dramatic night of violence in Belgrade.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/iWJZYFhuw0o" height="1" width="1"/>
An officer assigned to a unit that protects Britain's royal household was arrested Thursday on suspicion of unlawfully keeping ammunition in personal lockers in a police building on the grounds of London's Buckingham Palace, the Metropolitan Police said.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/RkDOtfPLkWA" height="1" width="1"/>
Four people have been detained in connection with a crash that killed the chief executive of a French oil company, a Russian investigative committee said Thursday.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/_CAEDHBSB0Q" height="1" width="1"/>
Cristiano Ronaldo inspires Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Liverpool in the Champions League.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/TFT9REdCanQ" height="1" width="1"/>
A doctor who has devoted years to aiding gang-rape victims in the conflict-torn Democratic Republic of Congo has been awarded Europe's top human rights award, the Sakharov Prize.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_europe/~4/YL0VttvgPFw" height="1" width="1"/>
Which is the way forward for the eurozone - saving or spending? The clash of opinions continues, and the new EU commission is to come up with solutions where the Brussels summit failed to deliver, argues Bernd Riegert.
The Istanbul consulates of five western nations received packets of unidentified yellow powder on Friday, prompting a security alert. A number of people were hospitalized as a precaution.
Angela Merkel has urged Vladimir Putin to adopt a swift solution to a bitter gas dispute with Ukraine, as winter approaches. Russia and Ukraine are at odds over how to deal with Kyiv's huge debt.
A monument to deserters from the German army during World War II has been unveiled in central Vienna. This follows decades of controversy over recognition and compensation in Austria.
Poland has lodged an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights against a July ruling that it hosted a secret CIA prison on its soil. Warsaw rejects responsibility for the mistreatment of terror suspects.
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy says EU leaders have agreed to boost funding to tackle Ebola in West Africa to one billion euros. There had been criticism that the wealthy Europeans were not doing more.
Italian Premier Renzi has threatened to spotlight the costs of running Brussels institutions as EU leaders turn to debating budgetary plans for 2015 on day two of their summit. Italy and France are pushing for leeway.
Sweden has called off a weeklong search for a suspected foreign submarine in waters off the coast of Stockholm. The hunt was launched after a report of"foreign underwater activity."
European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed on a new target for the reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030. Members also reached a deal on increasing the proportion of renewable energy used.
The European Union president has named Christos Stylianides to coordinate the bloc's fight against the Ebola virus. Stylianides has said he hopes to go to West Africa to learn more about the outbreak.
EU leaders have met in Brussels to hammer out a deal to cut emissions and save the world from the fatal effects of global warming. The meeting could take a while, as negotiations will be tough.
Kosovo's foreign minister has arrived in Serbia. Enver Hoxhaj is making his country's first high-level visit to Belgrade since the former Yugoslav territory proclaimed independence in 2008.
More than 24 million euros has been granted by the European Union in a bid to drive up Ebola research effort. Outgoing president of the EU Commission José Manuel Barroso has called for a"long term response."
The unemployment rate in Spain dropped more than a percentage point in the third quarter amid a recovering economy. The government is expecting the positive trend to continue.
Estonia says Russia's ambassador has been summoned to the foreign ministry in Tallin to explain a brief airspace intrusion by a Russian spy plane. NATO says the plane was intercepted by alliance fighter jets.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the Ukrainian military of using cluster bombs in the Donbass region. Kyiv denies the allegations and international observers question the report.
On his first visit to the United States, Sigmar Gabriel has rejected a suggestion that Germany shoulder the weight of a European growth spurt. Soon, the vice chancellor will also have talks on an EU-US trade agreement.
At their most recent football match in Belgrade riots broke out between Albanians and Serbians over a propaganda banner. Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama told DW that both countries want to look forward together.
The commissioners are ready and the new president of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker can get to work. The biggest task lying ahead is the economy, says Bernd Riegert. But don't hold out for miracles.
The European Parliament has approved the incoming European Commission. The team, headed by former prime minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker, is expected to take office on November 1.
As the Ukrainian election approaches, citizens are both hopeful and skeptical about their country's future. But their biggest concern isn't the war in the east or Russian interference -- it's the country's need for a working state.
Market uncertainty over the future of the euro has returned, but that hasn't stopped France from flouting European Union deficit rules. Berlin is already busy hashing out a dubious compromise.
Germany's foreign intelligence agency says its review of the crash of a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 in Ukrainian has concluded it was brought down by a missile fired by pro-Russian separatists near Donetsk.
When over 300 refugees drowned off the coast of Italy last October, the incident prompted widespread outcry and promises to save more lives. But 12 months later, the fates of the survivors show just how broken Europe's refugee system really is.
Ever since Matteo Renzi became Italy's new prime minister, officials in Berlin and Brussels have had newfound belief that Italy's deep-seated economic problems are being tackled. But that won't happen until the country stops deceiving itself.
No other region in Spain receives as much European Union funding as Andalusia. But do the projects being funded make sense? Questions are mounting about the efficacy of the subsidies -- and about their potential for feeding corruption.
In an interview, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb, 46, discusses relations with neighboring Russia and his country's flirtation with NATO. He says Finland will make a decision "without asking for permission."
In an interview, 84 year old Sobibór survivor Philip Bialowitz discusses the importance of the recent discovery of the death camp's gas chambers and his risky escape from the Nazis in 1943.
Earlier this month, 500 people, mostly refugess from the Gaza Strip, drowned when their ship sank in the Mediterranean. It was the worst such tragedy in a summer full of them. SPIEGEL traveled to Gaza and Crete to find out what happened.
European asylum policy is a messy compromise that has led to vast suffering on the EU's external borders. But having become used to our prosperity, we wouldn't have it any other way.
Every year, some 30,000 people attempt to climb Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps, and a shocking number die on the mountain. The reason, say locals, is overcrowding, foolhardiness and a lack of respect for the White Lady.
Along the frontiers between Spain and Morocco, Greece and Turkey and Hungary and Serbia, the EU is deploying brutal methods to keep out undesired refugees. Many risk everything for a future in Europe and their odysseys too often end in death.
Catalonia wants to join Scotland in holding an independence referendum. But the Spanish constitution doesn't allow for secession. Nationalists in Barcelona are prepared to push the vote through anyway.
The fragile cease-fire in Ukraine appears to be holding, but President Vladimir Putin still has the upper hand. Increasingly, it looks like he intends to establish a Russian protectorate in eastern Ukraine.
The debate over Germany's insistence on euro-zone austerity has flared anew as an ailing France continues to demand economic stimulus. The European Central Bank may now be siding with Paris, leaving Merkel looking increasingly alone.
Traveling through Scotland, you might think the result of September's independence referendum is a foregone conclusion. "Yes" signs are everywhere. But surveys tell a different story and many who are wary of the hype.
With fears of Moscow growing after its intervention in Ukraine, NATO member states in Eastern Europe would like NATO to direct a planned missile-defense system against Russia as well. The calls have divided the military alliance.
As the Ukrainian army closes in on Donetsk, shelling in the metropolis has become much more frequent -- and deadly. Many residents have left, but those who remain seem unsure what to make of the conflict. Resignation is widespread.
President Vladimir Putin made himself immensely popular among Russians by annexing the Crimean Peninsula. But with the situation in eastern Ukraine volatile, it remains unclear how the move will ultimately be judged. A trip through Crimea provides some answers.
Not long ago, only a few people would make the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Now, over 200,000 people a year spend several grueling weeks along the route. Traditionalists turn up their noses at the crowds, but the rewards are still vast.