The Lockerbie bomber leaves Scotland on a plane bound for Libya after being freed on compassionate grounds.
The Lockerbie bomber has been freed from jail on compassionate grounds and allowed to go home to die.
The CIA hired US private security firm Blackwater to help track and kill senior al-Qaeda figures, the New York Times reports.
Millions of Afghans begin casting their ballots in presidential polls amid tight security over threatened Taliban attacks.
Nato forces, including British soldiers, in Afghanistan are preparing for one of their biggest challenges, helping ensure the election runs peacefully.
The US and Switzerland sign an agreement designed to end a tax evasion dispute over Swiss banking giant UBS.
Bombs and and a mortar barrage in the centre of Baghdad kill at least 45 people and injure almost 300, officials say.