The US Congress voted for a law allowing families of nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks to sue
In doing so they overrode a veto by President Barack Obama, who said it would set a "dangerous precedent".
Several thousand people have marched in Brussels in protest at planned labour market reforms
The centre-right government plans to extend the working week to 45 hours from 38 now.
Afghan president has formalised a controversial pact with one of the country’s most notorious warlords
The accord paves the way for the militant faction of Hezb-i-Islami to play an active role in national politics.
At least one person has died in a major rush-hour train crash in a suburb of New York City
Officials also say more than 100 people have been injured, some seriously, at the accident at a station in Hoboken.
Police disperse protesting teachers in Cusco
The teachers demand higher wages and resignation of Education Minister.
Rescuers pull 15 out from China landslide
20 houses were buried under the earth in the affected village.
Baby with 3 genetic parents is born
The child has the usual DNA from his mum and dad, plus a small amount of genetic code from an unknown female donor.
Female activists from 38 countries wrote an open letter to the leader of the UN
Women petition U.N. leader to seek Korean peace treaty
At least 4 people have died after a powerful typhoon hit north-eastern Taiwan
And 316 have been injured.
Azerbaijan has voted in a referendum to extend the president’s term in office to 7 years
A vast majority of the 91% of voters who turned out in the Caucasus country had backed the longer presidential term.
Typhoon Megi leaves more than 50,000 houses without power
At least 38 people were injured as typhoon Megi hit Taiwan.
Colombia, rebels sign historic peace accord
Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement known as FARC have signed a historic peace accord.
Women rally in Turkey after brutal assault
Allowed to go free, the alleged attacker was only rearrested after an outcry on social media.
Hungarian authorities are investigating a mysterious explosion in central Budapest on Saturday night
Two officers were injured in the blast which happened shortly after 10.30pm on a main thoroughfare in a tourist district of the ca
The rebels in Aleppo have retaken the Handarat camp to the north of the city
The UN says two million civilians are without water supplies in the northern city.
Four women shot dead in Burlington gun attack
The attacker managed to escape before the arrival of the police who is now looking for him.
Syria faces catastrophic water shortages
More than 2 million people remain without water in Aleppo, Syria. A
Moscow to compensate families of warehouse blaze victims
In a flashback - the fire occurred in one of the warehouses and covered an area of 4,000 square meters.