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Mozilla, a company best known for its Firefox browser, launches its first low-cost smartphone in India, retailing for 1,999 rupees ($33; £19.90).
Many women who have fled the fighting in North Waziristan find they have to go against tribal customs at the relief camp to get access to food and medical facilities.
Three men are stabbed and two police officers are injured in a series of violent clashes at the Notting Hill carnival in west London.
Global advertising giant WPP sees profits rise in the first half of this year, but says it has been hit by the "ravages" of a strong sterling.
The European Space Agency releases time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, or southern lights, filmed from the International Space Station.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits £16m striker Mario Balotelli is on his "last chance" after signing from AC Milan.
Service sector business growth slowed in the three months to August, a CBI survey indicates, although it says firms are planning "robust" investment.
Australian billionaire Clive Palmer apologises for calling the Chinese government "mongrels", after widespread criticism of his comments.
BBC One drama Sherlock wins a hat-trick of awards at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, including prizes for Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, hours after Ukraine said it captured 10 Russian soldiers.
It was a good night for Sherlock at the Emmys, in Los Angeles, where Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman won best actor and best supporting actor in a miniseries.
Asylum-seekers detained on Christmas Island, including a six-year-old child, sue the Australian government over inadequate health care.
Manchester United want Vidal, Arsenal have Carvalho boost, Tottenham eye Sevilla defender, plus more
Burger King says it is in takeover talks with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
Ukraine's president has dissolved parliament and called snap elections, as government forces continue to fight pro-Russian rebel forces in the east.
The US was "caught off-guard" by air strikes against Islamist militia in Libya, a senior official has told the BBC.
Ukrainian and Russian leaders are set to meet in Minsk on Tuesday, sparking hopes that an agreement can be reached to ease tensions in the region.
Flash floods brought on by heavy rain in south-eastern South Korea have killed at least five people, rescue officials say.
Actor Billy Crystal has paid tribute to his friend and co-star Robin Williams at the 66th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.
Demonstrations suggest Macau political awakening