The EU adopts new economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans, sources say.
Everton's England international midfielder Ross Barkley signs a four-year contract extension at Goodison Park.
Liberia suspends all football activities in an effort to control the spread of Ebola, as the number of people killed by the virus in West Africa reaches 672.
The BBC's Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.
A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".
Dozens of people have been killed or injured in an attack in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.
Lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone say the Formula 1 boss is ready to pay a German bank 25 million euros ($34m; £20m) to settle a court case against him.
Burundi's opposition is facing a "relentless campaign of intimidation" from the ruling party ahead of elections next year, Amnesty International says.
More than 100 Palestinians are said to have been killed on Tuesday as Israel intensifies its bombardment of Gaza and warns of a long conflict ahead.
A row over Israel prompts Turkey's PM Erdogan to return an award he received in 2004 from the American Jewish Congress.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's company, Really Useful Group, is to sue over a cancelled US tour of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has easily held on to the top spot in the UK and Ireland box office in its second week of release.
Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting at a museum in Brussels in May, has been extradited to Belgium from France.
India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart raises $1bn (£590m; 60bn rupees) in fresh funding, the largest ever for an Indian internet firm.
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Airbus cancels its contract with Japan's Skymark Airlines for the purchase of six A380 aircraft.
Andrew Harding reports on the ongoing violence in the Central Africa Republic.
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter.
The European Union is set to back new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance, energy and defence sectors over the conflict in Ukraine.