A panel set up by President Obama to review surveillance operations by the National Security Agency has recommended an end to the wholesale storing of data about Americans’ phone and internet traffic.
As unemployment forces many young adults to live with their parents, one Spanish family describes how mutual respect makes it possible for them.
The US Federal Reserve announces it is to start scaling back its massive stimulus programme in an effort to boost the US economy.
Russian parliament has approved an amnesty law which could lead to the release of some of the country’s best known prisoners, including members of the protest band, Pussy Riot.
Former NSA Director Michael Hayden told the BBC’s Katty Kay the agency will have to be more transparent even at the cost of operational effectiveness.
Shaimaa Khalil reports from the Yemeni capital of Sana’a to find out what has changed in the country since the uprising three years ago.
Turkish police chiefs who oversaw a wave of high-profile arrests for bribery have been sacked from their posts in Istanbul, Turkish media say.
Mexican authorities say an explosion and fire at a gas pipeline in the town of Acolman, in northern Mexico, was a result of action by thieves.