French kill hostage-swap militant
French special forces kill a militant Islamist in Mali who was said to have been freed in exchange for the release of French citizen Serge Lazarevic.
Cosby gave woman drugs before sex
US comedian Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining sedatives with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with, court documents say.
WHO 'unfit for health emergencies'
The Ebola crisis proves the World Health Organization (WHO) lacks the "capacity and culture" to deal with global health emergencies, says a damning independent report, commissioned by the WHO itself.
Iran talks to continue past deadline
Talks between world powers and Iran on a comprehensive nuclear agreement will continue past Tuesday's deadline, the EU's foreign policy chief says.
Madrid to drop Franco street names
The new left-wing council in the Spanish capital Madrid plans to remove all names relating to Gen Franco's dictatorship from streets and plazas.