David Cameron's enterprise adviser Lord Young steps down following anger over his claim most Britons "had never had it so good".
United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship
Hundreds of workers march in Malawi's capital Lilongwe against a bill setting the retirement age at between 55 and 60, higher than average life expectancy.
Cook Islands Party
The Democratic Party which has dominated Cook Islands politics for the last decade has lost its grip on power in the Pacific nation.
Atlantic bluefin tuna
Fishing nations came under fresh pressure on Friday to cut Atlantic bluefin tuna quotas as negotiators got into the thick of annual wrangling over limits at talks in Paris.
Panama grants asylum to a former head of Colombia's secret police wanted in connection with illegal wiretapping operations.
Nato members meet in Lisbon for a crucial summit, with a timetable for handing security to Afghan forces topping the agenda.
Angry at the critical statements by Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Kashmir, India on Friday summoned the charge d’affaires of the Iranian embassy on Friday to lodge a formal protest.
Paris says its foreign policy will not be dictated by others after al-Qaeda demanded that its troops leave Afghanistan.
Los Angeles county health officials issue a warning to residents telling them to be on the lookout for rabid bats, after a rise in the numbers found.
Worst epidemic of cholera
Haiti's cholera epidemic has spread to the country's largest prison in the capital Port-au-Prince, the Red Cross says.
More details of the missing miners emerge as police wait until it is safe to begin the rescue operation.
A dummy bomb that sparked an international terror alert was made by an 80-year-old Calif. grandmother and was discarded in an Namibia airport because of "a boo boo," NBC reported.
United States armed forces
Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel
Israeli warplanes raided at leasttwo targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian witnessesand Hamas officials said.
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) At least three suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike Friday in Pakistans North Waziristan district along the Afghan...