Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows a continued campaign against Gaza militants, amid renewed fighting between the two sides.
Some of Kinshasa's residents have big aspirations for DR Congo - so much so that they have started renaming suburbs with the names of faraway capital cities whose style they admire.
Celtic pick up an away goal as they draw with NK Maribor in the first leg of their Champions League play-off.
The chief of the armed forces in Guatemala, General Rudy Ortiz, has died in a military helicopter crash near the border with Mexico, the Guatemalan government says.
Modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought, a study suggests.
Several lorries from a Russian convoy carrying aid have moved into the customs zone at the border between the two countries, local reports say.
The manager of a radio station in Somalia tells the BBC he is in hiding after the authorities took it off air, accusing it of spreading hate messages.
The UN says it has begun its largest aid operation for a decade as it attempts to reach half a million people in northern Iraq.
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko signs a new four-year deal with the defending Premier League champions.
Authorities in Iceland complete the evacuation of an area close to the country's Bardarbunga volcano over fears of an impending eruption.
Russia's main consumer watchdog has shut a number of McDonald's restaurants in Moscow as part of an investigation into food standards.
It looks "increasingly likely" a man thought to have been involved in the beheading of US journalist James Foley is British, David Cameron says.
Lifelong fan Pope Francis is presented with the Copa Libertadores trophy by players and officials of Argentine side San Lorenzo.
Nine people are arrested by police in Austria on suspicion of planning to join Islamist militant groups in Syria.
A lawyer for Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton, who is serving 10 years in jail for drugs convictions, says he has been granted a new appeal hearing.
Taxi firm Uber is trialling a same-day delivery service for more than 100 grocery goods in Washington DC.
Texas Governor Rick Perry is defiant as he is booked on abuse of power charges, vowing to fight the case with "every fibre of my being".
Actor Jackie Chan apologises over his son's arrest on drug-related charges, saying he feels "ashamed" as a public figure and "sad" as a father.
One of the most famous names in US retailing, Macy's, pays $650,000 to settle claims that it racially profiled and detained customers at its Manhattan outlet.