US President Barack Obama tells a UN climate change meeting in New York that the problem is growing faster than the world's efforts to address it.
Nigeria's army retracts its statement that some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Islamist militants have been freed.
Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says he can lower his 100m and 200m world records before the end of his career.
Rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine say they will hold elections on 2 November, in an apparent show of defiance towards the government in Kiev.
Up to 200 Air France pilots have demonstrated in Paris over the company's plan to expand its low-cost airline.
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.
President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria.
About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.
Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say.
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai uses his last speech in office to warn the new government to beware of the United States.
Liverpool FC is given permission to increase Anfield's capacity from 45,000 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.
American Secretary of State, John Kerry, tells North Korea to shut down its prison camps - describing them as an evil system.
A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say.
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy drops plans to limit abortion to cases of rape or where the mother's health is at serious risk.
Sam Smith and Krept & Konan lead the way with four nominations each for this year's Mobo Awards.
Three Palestinian survivors of a refugee boat sinking have told the BBC they saw people smugglers deliberately ram the boat, and then chop the hands off those who clung to the sides of the vessel.
Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, who was an al-Qaeda spokesman, is sentenced to life in prison for terrorism-related charges in New York.
Turkey's President Erdogan does not deny reports that 49 hostages, mostly Turks, were freed by Islamic State (IS) as part of a prisoner swap.
David Cameron is holding talks at the UN to see "what more the UK can do" to help international efforts "to tackle the threat we all face" from Islamic State.