Benghazi conspiracy debunked

A protester reacts as the US Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames in September, 2012.

Two-year investigation by Republicans finds CIA acted properly in responding to 2012 attack on diplomatic compound.

Sanctions on Libya weighed

Libya 'at doorstep of civil war'

Tripoli airport razed in fighting

Window washer's 11 storey fall

Window washer falls 11 stories onto moving car.

1:43 PM  Crowds watch in horror as "a streak" falls from a high-rise onto a passing car. And survives.

Snowstorm hits NY video

Snow piles up from heavy machinery clearing roads near a road sign on Route 5 highway following an autumn snow storm in Lackawanna, near Buffalo, New York.

The death toll from the worst snow in memory in western New York has risen to at least 10.

Ebola fight working

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to the media after the UN Chief Executive Board's private session on the Ebola response in Washington.

International efforts to fight Ebola are helping to slow the rate of new infections, Ban Ki-moon has said.

Brown family call for calm video

Activist artists paste images, part of the #AllHandsOnDeck project by artist Damon Davis, on top of boarded-up businesses in Ferguson, Missouri.

Family of unarmed black teen fatally shot in Missouri called for calm as a grand jury verdict draws closer.

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australia

Kiwi dad stashed in chilly bin

Paterson

Tip-off that a New Zealander was in danger leads Queensland police to grim discovery.

Witness shielded from family

Ex-love interest of slain Kiwi wins right to be shielded from his relatives in court.

Baby monitors hacked

Aspire to lead despite sexism video

americas

'One more nail' in Cosby coffin

Under scrutiny ... Entertainer Bill Cosby has been accused of rape and improper sexual advances by four women.

Fourth woman accuses Bill Cosby of giving her pills before forcing himself on her sexually.

New York's worst snow in memory video

The death toll from the worst snow in memory in western New York has risen to at least 10.

Activist artists paste images, part of the #AllHandsOnDeck project by artist Damon Davis, on top of boarded-up businesses in Ferguson, Missouri.

Brown family call for calm video

Family of unarmed black teen fatally shot in Missouri called for calm as a grand jury verdict draws closer.

europe

Mum busts teen's love mission

A still from an Islamic State propaganda video.

Aicha fled to Syria to marry her "Robin Hood" of Islamic State fighters. But her mother was not about to let that happen.

UKIP wins second seat

Britain's anti-EU UKIP party has won its second seat in parliament.

CREEPY CRAWLY: The tapeworm can be seen in brain MRI scans over the period of four years.

Sir, there's a worm in your brain

Doctors tell man he has a tapeworm burrowing into his brain, and it's been there for four years.

middle east

Mum busts teen's love mission

A still from an Islamic State propaganda video.

Aicha fled to Syria to marry her "Robin Hood" of Islamic State fighters. But her mother was not about to let that happen.

Israel blows up Palestinian home

Israel destroyed the home of a Palestinian who ran over and killed two people at a Jerusalem tram stop.

A screen grab from the execution video. The man on the right is believed to be French citizen Maxime Hauchard. The man on left has been identified as Mickael Dos Santos.

French IS militant identified video

French authorities have identified a second French militant who appears on a beheading video released by IS at the weekend.

asia

Eastern Indonesia hit with 6.9-magnitude quake

earthquake, seismic

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck near islands in eastern Indonesian, but no tsunami alert has been issued.

Aid worker detained

Naturalised US citizen Peter Hahn is being held by Chinese authorities in border crackdown.

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Chinese reporter on trial

Chinese authorities have put on trial an outspoken journalist accused of revealing state secrets.

africa

Ebola fight working

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to the media after the UN Chief Executive Board's private session on the Ebola response in Washington.

International efforts to fight Ebola are helping to slow the rate of new infections, Ban Ki-moon has said.

Boko Haram destroy Nigerian village, kill 45

'How can some people be so wicked to kill innocent people, 45 people at once without any confrontation?' the head of local government asks.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dozens killed in eastern Congo

Between 50 and 80 people have been killed in attacks by suspected Ugandan rebels.

south pacific

Seal-penguin rape 'increasing'

Scientists say they are seeing more seals trying to mate with penguins, but can't understand why.

Seals are increasingly forcing penguins into sex and occasionally killing them once they get their sexual release.

TPPA momentum building

Obama said he sees momentum building for a Washington-backed free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific.

'Closely aligned': South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet on the sidelines of the APEC summit on Monday.

China eyeing off Antarctica

Summer will see China install a fifth station in Antarctica under the Antarctic Treaty.

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Brown family call for calm

Family of unarmed black teen fatally shot in Missouri called for calm as a grand jury verdict draws closer.