The Lib Dem leadership appear to be heading for a showdown with party members over their plans to back airport expansion at Gatwick.
A mobile hospital ship is been launched on Lake Victoria, bringing medical care to the residents of the area's 3,000 islands.
Civilians flee the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as Islamic State militants take three districts after street fighting with Syrian Kurds.
Emergency services are at Dublin Airport after the wingtips of two Ryanair planes hit each other on a taxi-way off the runway.
The government of Myanmar says it is releasing more than 3,000 prisoners for the sake of "peace and stability".
US stage star Marian Seldes, famed for a record-breaking four-year run of performances, dies in New York at the age of 86.
China is hit by the worst outbreak of dengue fever in 20 years, say state media, as six people die in Guangdong province and 21,000 are infected.
At least four Indian civilians are wounded as India and Pakistan continue to exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region a day after nine civilians were killed.
Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto says it rejected a takeover bid by rival firm Glencore in August.
Former Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion boss Roberto Di Matteo is appointed as the new manager of German club Schalke.
Turner Broadcasting, the parent company of news channel CNN, announces plans to cut nearly 1,500 jobs, about 10% of its total workforce.
Hong Kong student leaders agree to hold formal talks with the government after a week of protests, which are still blocking parts of the city.
The besieged town of Kobane in Syria "seems quieter" this morning but a coalition airstrike was heard overnight, reports Paul Adams from just over the border in Turkey.
A US drone strike kills at least eight people in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say, the fourth such attack in a fortnight.
Asian markets were trading mixed on Tuesday as investors stayed cautious ahead of company earnings reports.
The Shakespeare adaptation dividing opinion in India
New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel is sold by Hilton Worldwide to Chinese insurance firm Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95bn (£1.22bn).
An overloaded bus in western Nepal falls off a road and plunges into a gorge on Monday, killing 29 and injuring dozens.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is depicted as Hercules in a new art exhibition.
North and South Korean ships exchange warning shots as a Northern patrol boat crosses a disputed maritime border, say officials from the South.