JERUSALEM -- A preliminary agreement to supply up to $15bn of natural gas to Jordan could be threatened because of escalating tensions over Jerusalem’s holy sites.
LONDON -- Tests show that the highly contagious H5N8 strain of bird flu found in Europe is similar to one that devastated poultry flocks in South Korea earlier this year.
SYDNEY -- Just months after pushing further into Europe, Netflix says it will launch its video streaming service in Australia and New Zealand in 2015.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Barack Obama has used his executive powers to enact major changes to immigration policy which will protect millions of migrants from deportation.
LONDON -- A mysterious object launched by Russia is being tracked by western space agencies, who suspect Kosmos 2499 could be a satellite-killing spacecraft.
ISLAMABAD -- JF-17 warplanes developed jointly by China and Pakistan, and powered by the Russian-manufactured RD-93 engine, may be sold in the Middle East.
SEOUL -- North Korea threatened Thursday to conduct a fourth nuclear test following a UN draft resolution referring the regime to the ICC for crimes against humanity.
WASHINGTON -- Republican Party leaders are vowing to resurrect the Keystone XL oil pipeline bill when the new Congress convenes in January 2015.
CHICAGO -- Arctic blasts have swept across North America, bringing record cold and heavy snow to millions of people. The freeze is forecast to continue for two more days.
OSLO -- Gender equality will be in the spotlight as 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway on Dec 10.
LONDON -- There were nearly 10,000 terrorist attacks in 2013 – 44 percent more than the year before – resulting in the deaths of almost 18,000 people.
TOKYO -- Sony’s PlayStation video game console – born out of a failed technology partnership with Nintendo – was the first home console to ship 100 million units.
VIENNA -- OPEC’s oil ministers meet in Vienna on November 27 following a 30% price plunge since June and an oil glut that threatens to push crude prices even lower.
CAPE CANAVERAL -- NASA's Orion spacecraft, designed to carry astronauts deeper into space than ever before, is to make an unmanned test flight on Dec 4.
BARCELONA -- Barcelona host Sevilla, with Lionel Messi just two more strikes away from breaking Telmo Zarra’s 50-year-old La Liga scoring record with Athletic Bilbao.
YAS MARINA -- Nico Rosberg is now just 17 points behind team mate Lewis Hamilton, with a controversial 50 points up for grabs in Abu Dhabi on November 23.
LILLE -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga leads a French team looking to win their tenth title, while Switzerland, led by Roger Federer, are aiming for their first.
PUTRAJAYA -- All-electric Formula E began its inaugural season in Beijing, and was won by Audi Sport’s Lucas Di Grassi. Formula E now moves to Malaysia.
LIMASSOL -- Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona travel to Cyprus, where the Argentinian needs just one goal to become the all-time top scorer in the Champions League.
LONDON -- With two matches to go in the group stage, teams will be aiming to seal their places in the last 32 knockout round.
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