After guiding the US military in responding to challenges from Isis to Ebola, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel is to resign.
A craft carrying Italy's first female astronaut has docked with the International Space Station, along with a specially-designed espresso machine.
Approximately 70 to 100 people were slaughtered in Beni, the North Kivu provnce in the DRC last week by suspected Ugandan rebels.
Now two-time world champion Lewis Hamilton was lauded by Britain's Prince Harry as being a "legend", while media branded him the king of Formula 1.
Nigeria's main opposition party is being accused of cloning permanent voter cards ahead of the elections in February.
At least 11 people have died and several others have been injured during a stampede at a church service in a stadium in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe, police say.
Thailand's army ruler says people using a three-fingered protest salute from the blockbuster Hollywood franchise risk 'jeopardising their futures'.
The TV network has cancelled a Bill Cosby project as actress Janice Dickinson became the third woman to allege she'd been assaulted by the comic.
It's a family affair - Christine Kaseba, widow of former Zambian president Michael Sata, joins three other family members in a race for the top job.
Marking World Toilet Day, the United Nations said the spread of deadly viruses such as Ebola is linked to defecation in the open.