Guantanamo Bay: Concerns about mould and rats at the US base in Guantanamo in Cuba could prompt another delay in the September 11 case after health officials at the base declared the offices unfit for use.
Defence lawyers have long complained that the offices are unsafe and several have become ill.
Energy protesters die in army clash
Guatemala: At least two people were killed in a clash on Thursday between security forces and protesters opposed to high energy prices.
President Otto Perez Molina said troops were travelling to support police when they hit a road block set up by protesters.
Despite photographic evidence to the contrary, he claimed that the soldiers weren't armed.
NY gets tolerance ads
Us: Rabbis for Human Rights and Christian group Sojourners said today that they will hang ads from Monday in New York City subways urging tolerance alongside anti-jihad advertisements paid for by a right-wing group.
PM vote disrupted
Libya: Protesters disrupted a vote of confidence on a new cabinet on Thursday and demanded representation for their city.
Protesters from the city of Zawiya stormed the chamber, chanting slogans against recently elected PM Mustafa Abushagur.
Pinochet officers convicted
Chile: A court has sentenced eight former secret police officers for the disappearance of five Uruguayans during the 1973-1990 dictatorship.
Former secret police chief Manuel Contreras received a 10-year prison term.
Pay row cuts 2 weeks from hockey season
Canada: The National Hockey League has cancelled the first two weeks of its season because of an ongoing pay dispute with the players' union.
The US and Canadian ice hockey league cut 82 games from 11 to 24 October. It is unclear if they will be made up.
Health staff out to protect jobs
Poland: Thousands of healthcare workers marched in Warsaw today to demand higher pay and protest against privatisation plans.