President Bashar al-Assad says only Russia, Syria and its allies can decide the fate of the Middle East, and that terrorism has actually spread as a result of the US-led airstrikes.
Tens of thousands of people in Manchester march in protest against government police as the Conservative party hold their annual conference in the city.
Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to double the number of British drones used to fight militants for the so-called Islamic State, as well as "enhance" the involvement of the SAS.
Not so much a prison, more a piece of prime real estate: the government has confirmed it's considering selling off jails in inner city areas to fund modernisation plans.
The former Labour Chancellor Denis Healey has died - at the age of 98. His family said Lord Healey passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Sussex after a short illness.
Frantic staff from Medecins Sans Frontiers say they phoned Nato officials in Washington and Kabul for a full hour - as bombs rained down on their hospital in Afghanistan.
SSI, the Thai owner of the Redcar steel works, is to go into liquidation - just days after the historic plant was mothballed.
Moscow says its jets have carried out 18 strikes against the Islamic State group since Thursday, but doubts remain over the real target.
A British teenage boy has been given a life sentence with a minimum term of five years for plotting a "chilling" Anzac Day parade terror attack in Australia.
Hany Al Moliya never imagined he'd become a refugee. After members of his family were murdered in their homes, his relatives fled Syria. He is legally blind and tells his story through photography.
The United Nations Human Rights Council passed a historic resolution over allegations of ongoing human rights abuses in Sri Lanka. But as Callum Macrae reports, it has received mixed reactions.
Suspected US college shooter Chris Harper Mercer, who killed nine people before being fatally shot, asked his victims to state their religion before shooting them, a witness said.
A British teenager who pleaded guilty to inciting terrorism overseas sent over 3,000 emails as he planned a deadly terrorist outrage on the other side of the world.
Russian air strikes in Syria are targeting Free Syrian Army recruits trained by the CIA, US Senator senate John McCain has said.
As the number of countries embroiled in the Syria conflict rises, it is easy to think the situation could well spiral out of control.
In President Assad's heartland the Russian decision to start air strikes on Syrian rebel positions is being hailed by ordinary people, who hope they mark the beginning of the end of a long war.
Eastern coastal states of the US are still under threat from Hurricane Joaquin in the coming days, but the forecast is far from certain.
The former Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lawson has announced his plans to lead a Conservative campaign to leave the EU in a column in today's Times.
An exclusive film reveals how Isis in Syria and Iraq systematically recruits children as young as eight to become soldiers and suicide bombers, and exacts brutal punishment on those who defy them.