Australia is to have a new prime minister after Tony Abbott is defeated by Malcolm Turnbull in a hastily arranged Liberal leadership vote.
A Kentucky clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples has returned to work, saying she will not block the process.
The aunt of a Syrian boy, Alan Kurdi, who drowned with his mother and brother as they tried to reach Europe says his death "touched millions" and explains why she is lobbying a meeting of European politicians.
A plane not certified to fly for long over water safely flew from Los Angeles to Hawaii last month, American Airlines has confirmed.
Ireland prop Cian Healy is passed fit for Saturday's World Cup opener against Canada after recovering from neck surgery.
Swiss prosecutors will investigate a Fifa contract for media rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber says.
Egyptian security forces mistakenly kill 12 people, reportedly including eight Mexican tourists, during an anti-terror operation, the interior ministry says.
At least four children have died after an Islamic primary school collapsed near the central Nigerian city of Jos, officials say.
Merkel sends new message on migrants bound for Germany
Footage has emerged of a driver escaping wildfires on Saturday in California in the US.
India's inflation rate fell slightly to 3.66% in August, official figures shown, increasing calls for a cut in interest rate.
The Swiss and US attorney generals are holding a briefing on their investigation into allegations of corruption within football organisation Fifa.
India's national carrier Air India is set to ground 125 "overweight" cabin crew members including air hostesses.
Pop singer Dane Bowers denies assaulting his ex-girlfriend, saying he acted in self-defence when he hit her.
Dating drama The Perfect Guy and M Night Shyamalan's The Visit fare similarly well at North American cinemas, coming first and second at the US and Canada box office.
Moldova rocked by protests over banking scandal
Taliban militants storm a jail in Ghazni, central Afghanistan, killing at least four police officers and freeing more than 350 prisoners.
Australian PM Tony Abbott is challenged for his job by senior minister Malcolm Turnbull, who says Australia needs "a new style of leadership".
Media regulator Ofcom decides not to launch an investigation into an edition of ITV's Loose Women that included a viewers' poll about rape.
Jose Mourinho was involved in a disagreement with Roberto Martinez after Chelsea's loss to Everton, it emerges.