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20 August 2014 Last updated at 01:36 ET

Militants 'kill reporter on video'

The Islamic State militant group releases a video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, who was seized in Syria in 2012.


Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri August 19Protests abate in strife-hit US town

Crowds of protesters march peacefully in Ferguson, Missouri, the US town rocked by days of clashes over the police shooting of a black teenager.

Steve BallmerFormer Microsoft boss leaves firm

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announces he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect.

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