Parents say police officer 'wanted to kill someone'

Raf Sanchez 10:39 PM   The parents of Michael Brown have lashed out at the white police officer who shot dead their son, saying that he "wanted to kill someone" on the day he shot the unarmed black teen.

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Lights out by 10pm: Life inside a terror camp

Brothers Mohommod Nawaz and Hamza Nawaz were convicted  after returning from a Syrian training camp.

Tom Whitehead 11:51 AM   A rare insight into life in a terrorist training camp has been made public after two brothers became the first Britons to be jailed for offences related to the war in Syria.

Step closer to Ebola vaccine, researchers say

12:39 PM   Researchers say they are one step closer to developing an Ebola vaccine, with a trial showing promising results. However, it will be months before any vaccine can be used in the field.

Egypt jails 78 teenagers for protesting

Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Mursi.

1:14 PM   Since the army ousted president Mohammed Mursi, the government has launched a bloody crackdown against his supporters.

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Video shows police shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice after two seconds in Cleveland as Ferguson calms

An undated photo of Tamir Rice, who was killed by police.

Jennie Matthew with Afi Scruggs in Cleveland 5:56 AM   Video of US police officers shooting dead a 12-year-old black boy with a replica gun seconds after confronting him has stoked anger in the country as protests in Ferguson dwindled following two days of unrest.

Stuart Little helps find lost Hungarian avant-garde artwork

Hungarian art historian Gergely Barki poses next to a plush figure of the 'Stuart Little' in front of the painting by Hungarian artist Robert Bereny "Sleeping Lady with Black Vase."

5:40 AM   A long-lost avant-garde painting has returned home to Hungary after nine decades, thanks to a sharp-eyed art historian who spotted it being used as a prop in the Hollywood film Stuart Little.

Plebgate: ex-UK minister Andrew Mitchell loses libel case over police insult

Former cabinet minister and Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell talks to the media after he lost his libel action over the "Plebgate" affair outside the High Court in London.

5:21 AM   A former minister in Prime Minister David Cameron's government lost a libel case on Thursday over a newspaper article which said he had insultingly referred to police as "plebs".

Israel claims it foiled a Hamas plan to attack Jerusalem's soccer stadium and light railway

Teddy Kollek Stadium in Jerusalem is said to be the target of the attack.

4:52 AM   Hamas responds: 'It is clear Israel wanted to create a new story to divert the world's attention away from the escalation in Jerusalem.'

Two men indicted on weapons charges allegedly planned to bomb Gateway Arch

Protesters stand in front of the Gateway Arch - a famous tourist destination and monument known as 'the gateway to the west' - as they demonstrate in downtown St Louis.

Christine Byers and Robert Patrick 4:03 AM   St Louis: Two men indicted last week on federal weapons charges allegedly had plans to bomb the Gateway Arch - and to kill St Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson - The St Louis Post-Dispatch has learned.

Hiker photographed bear before it killed him

Mauled: The photo from New Jersey hiker Darsh Patel's phone shows the bear approaching.

11:16 PM   A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his mobile phone before it mauled him to death.

UK strikes deal to grant Scotland more powers

Supporters from the "Yes" Campaign wave Scottish  flags in central Glasgow on the night of the September referendum.

Guy Faulconbridge and Andrew Osborn 10:24 PM   Britain's main political parties struck what they said was a historic deal to grant Scotland tax-raising powers and greater autonomy to try to satisfy disappointed separatists who lost an independence vote two months ago.

Five killed as suicide bomber hits British embassy vehicle in Kabul

A damaged vehicle is taken away from the site of the attack in Kabul.

Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi 8:20 PM   A suicide bomber struck a British embassy vehicle in Afghanistan's capital on Thursday, killing at least five people including a British citizen and wounding many bystanders, officials said.

Venezuela to charge opposition leader over alleged plot to kill Maduro

Accused: Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado.

Brian Ellsworth 1:45 PM   Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado will be charged with involvement in an alleged plot to kill President Nicolas Maduro.

Black residents guard white-owned store in Ferguson

Out of operation: The remains of a business set on fire after the announcement of the grand jury verdict.

Emily Flitter 1:45 PM   Since riots and looting first erupted, nearly all the businesses in a 5-square-kilometre area of Ferguson have had to board up. This petrol station is the sole exception.

Man caught after fatal Auckland stabbing

A police manhunt was under way after a fatal stabbing.

9:26 AM   A man has been captured after a police hunt following a fatal stabbing.

Police manhunt under way after fatal stabbing attack in Auckland

A police manhunt was under way after a fatal stabbing.

9:23 AM   Several schools in Auckland are in lockdown and a manhunt is underway after a fatal stabbing.

Hong Kong police officers arrested over beating of protester

Violence filmed: Civic Party member Ken Tsang being taken away before being beaten by police in October.

Michael Forsythe 8:21 AM   Seven Hong Kong police officers accused of beating a pro-democracy protester last month have been arrested.

Google pushed to apply 'right to be forgotten' rule worldwide

Google dominates internet searches in Europe.

Julia Fioretti 7:27 AM   European privacy regulators want internet search engines such as Google and Bing! to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" as ruled by an EU court.

Passengers push frozen Siberian plane

Passengers pitched in when their plane needed a helping hand.

7:11 AM   Siberia air passengers have had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52 degrees after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors say.

Eviction threat for Australians who put life savings into Thai dream homes

Melbourne retiree Daryl Davies outside the Chom Tawan residential development on Phuket's west coast. He and other buyers face eviction.

Lindsay Murdoch 6:13 AM   Australian families buying homes in Phuket have discovered that all may not be as it seems with their properties.

Eurpean Union calls for 5000 doctors to fight Ebola: source

An ambulance transporting a potential Ebola virus carrier arrives at the Carlos III hospital in Madrid on November 21.

The European Commission called on Wednesday for 5000 doctors to be sent from European Union states to combat west Africa's Ebola epidemic, a European source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

Nepal village is set to make world's largest animal sacrifice

A man slaughters a buffalo in an offering to the goddess Gadhimai in 2009.

Annie Gowen   The last time the festival was held, sword-wielding men killed an estimated 250,000 buffalo, sheep, goats and chickens to honour the Hindu goddess Gadhimai.

Russia vows to support Syria's Bashar al-Assad to combat 'terrorism'

Russian President Vladimir Putin, greets Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem in Sochi.

Denis Dyomkin and Gabriela Baczynska   Russia has been the key international ally of Assad in the conflict, which is in its fourth year.

Sabah, legendary Lebanese 'songbird', dies aged 87

A Lebanese legend: Sabah in Beirut in 1987.

The singer and actress will remembered almost as much for her tumultuous lovelife, as she is believed to have been married at least nine times.

NATO concerned by Russian forces in Crimea

'We are very concerned with the militarisation of Crimea' ... US General Philip Breedlove, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, speaks during a news conference in Kiev.

NATO's top military commander has warned that Russia's 'militarisation' of the annexed Crimea region could be used by Moscow to exert control across the whole Black Sea region.