Joe Biden is tipped for the secretary of state job if Hillary Clinton becomes president - US media.
With no successor lined up to follow Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the issue of who will eventually replace him is becoming more urgent, writes Yolande Knell.
Dramatic images of the operation to clear the Calais 'Jungle' camp, which saw nearly 6,000 migrants evacuated.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
UK employment tribunal rules that Uber drivers are entitled to holiday pay and National Living Wage.
The US economy grew at the fastest pace in two years in the third quarter, initial figures indicate.
So-called Islamic State is using thousands of civilians as human shields in Mosul, the UN says.
Wales internationals Sam Warburton, Dan Lydiate, Samson Lee and Hallam Amos sign extensions to their national dual contracts.
Nigeria will invest $10bn (£8bn) on developing its oil-rich south in an attempt to end an insurgency by militants, the oil minister says.
A replica of Adolf Hitler's bunker, where the German dictator spent his final days at the end of World War Two, has opened in central Berlin inside a former Nazi air raid shelter.
Iceland's Pirate Party could make history by entering a coalition government after Saturday's election.
England trail by 170 runs at 50-3 after the first day of the second Test, having taken the final nine Bangladesh wickets for 49.
Boy who lost all his teeth at the age of three regains smile and story goes viral in Brazil.
US first lady Michelle Obama has appeared for the first time during the presidential election race with Hillary Clinton.
Fundraiser launched for those who helped hide NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Syrian rebels announce offensive aimed at breaking government siege in country's second city Aleppo.
The UK should keep "options open" over Brexit, Tony Blair says, including a possible second referendum.
Manager Tony Pulis signs a one-year contract extension at West Brom, to extend his stay at The Hawthorns to 2018.
Mosul battle: IS goes on propaganda offensive
A Pennsylvania man is sentenced to 18 months in jail for hacking celebrity accounts.