An Indian teacher, on the books of a government school for 24 years, has been absent for the past 23 years, the school says.
David Luiz says that he has recovered from Brazil's World Cup disaster as he is unveiled at Paris St-Germain.
A military conscript's death has triggered outrage in South Korea with a human rights group saying he died from blows to the head.
One of China's most prominent dissidents, human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, is freed from jail.
The Duke of Cambridge is to become an air ambulance pilot next spring, it is announced.
Liberian soldiers set up an Ebola blockade for the capital as troops in Sierra Leone seal off two districts to stop the virus spreading.
The European Central Bank keeps its benchmark interest rate on hold at 0.15% for another month as it looks to see how measures unveiled previously are working.
Mexico's Congress approves sweeping changes to the country's energy industry which will see private oil contracts awarded for the first time since 1938.
The Bank of England holds UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for another month.
Palestinian and Israeli officials continue indirect talks in Cairo on a long-term truce in Gaza as the three-day ceasefire enters its last 24 hours.
West End hit The Audience, starring Dame Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, is to transfer to Broadway next year.
Demonstrations are taking place in Kiev as attempts are made to clear Independence Square of protesters.
A photographer involved in a copyright row with Wikipedia over a monkey "selfie" claims he has lost £10,000 in income over the past two years.
Google says it will give preference to more secure encrypted web pages in its search rankings from now on.
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Airport security screening technology is vulnerable to hacking, a security researcher has warned at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas.
Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyer says.
A US mother defends her decision to leave her two young children in a 'hot car' whilst she attended a job interview.
Public figures including Sir Mick Jagger and Dame Judi Dench have urged Scotland to say "no" to independence, despite not being able to vote in the referendum.