The US economy created more jobs than expected in October, in the last litmus test of recovery before Tuesday’s presidential election.
Anger rises as fuel shortages and difficulties in reconnecting power hamper efforts to restore normality to US areas badly hit by Storm Sandy.
Syrian rebels are accused by the UN of possibly committing a war crime after a video emerges allegedly showing the shooting of government soldiers.
Dozens of young men have been shot dead in Nigeria by the military in Maiduguri, residents in the north-eastern city tell the BBC.
A top journalist in Kyrgyzstan brings charges against newspaper reporters who abducted and threatened to kill her as a practical joke.