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Islamist militias in Libya challenge the legitimacy of the new parliament after announcing their seizure of Tripoli airport.
Following last week's devastating floods, Surendra Phuyal reports from Bardia - one of Nepal's worst-affected districts.
Iran says it has shot down an Israeli drone near its Natanz nuclear site, 300 km (185 miles) from the capital Tehran.
Lewis Hamilton claims Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg admitted in a post-race meeting that he hit him on purpose.
Israel says it has closed a crossing into Gaza after a rocket attack, while three children are reportedly killed in Israeli raids on Gaza.
Harry Redknapp's return to White Hart Lane is a miserable one as the QPR boss watches his side beaten by a rampant Tottenham.
Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse dies after being hit by an object thrown from the stands during a game in Algeria.
Pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in the city of Donetsk, as Ukraine's president announces a major boost in military spending.
Nico Rosberg is to blame for the incident that effectively ended Lewis Hamilton's Belgian Grand Prix, say Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.
The killing of a US journalist by an Islamic militant who could be from the UK is a "betrayal of everything British people stand for", the foreign secretary says.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo takes an unexpected victory at the Belgian Grand Prix after a clash between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Iceland lowers the warning level to aviation from the Bardarbunga volcano, but say an eruption "cannot be excluded".
England captain Alastair Cook confirms Alex Hales will make his 50-over international debut against India on Monday.
Ukraine's president announces a boost in military spending, as pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers through the city of Donetsk.
A British national who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone is given medical assistance there, amid reports they could be flown back to Britain.
Two earthquakes measuring 5.3 and 5.1 have been detected beneath Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano
Kick It Out chairman Lord Ouseley says football would "collapse" if the text messages of everyone in the game were examined.
Issa Hayatou calls for "exemplary sanctions" after Cameroon striker Albert Ebosse dies in hospital following stadium attack.
Critics hail Peter Capaldi's feature-length debut as the 12th Doctor, as the eighth series of Doctor Who premiered on BBC One on Saturday.
Three people convicted of an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square are among eight executed in the Chinese region of Xinjiang, state media say.