Ukrainian riot police are taking up positions near Kiev's City Hall, where thousands of anti-government protesters have set up barricades.
Indian shares hit a record high as the main opposition party, seen as business friendly, wins an absolute majority in assembly elections.
The BBC's Jonathan Head describes the scene at a protest rally in the Thai capital Bangkok, as the BBC's aerial camera captures the view from above.
The BBC's Jonathan Head describes the scene at a protest rally in the Thai capital Bangkok, as the BBC's drone aerial camera captures the view from above.
Oxfam has started a cash for work programme in the Philippines, in a bid to speed up the country's recovery from Typhoon Haiyan.
Former Premiership footballer DJ Campbell is among six people questioned in connection with allegations of fixing in football matches.
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel holds talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad.
The daughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela has spoken in an exclusive broadcast interview with the BBC about the moment her father passed away.
A commuter train collides with a vehicle in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, causing parts of the train to burst into flames.
Some of the UK's biggest supermarkets may consider increasing their prices north of the border, should Scotland vote for independence next year.
Aid agencies paid Somalia's al-Shabab militants for access to areas under their control during the 2011 famine, two think tanks say.
England lack the "desire and heart" to compete with Australia in the Ashes, says former batsman Geoffrey Boycott.
South Africa's parliament is to meet to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, as world leaders prepare for Tuesday's memorial service.
Matteo Renzi resoundingly wins the leadership of Italy's centre-left Democratic Party, making him a leading candidate to be the next prime minister.
Thousands of friends, fans and car enthusiasts attend a special car rally and memorial in honour of late Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker.
Toys are increasingly being marketed for adults as well as children and with Christmas approaching, it is predicted to be an exceptionally profitable year for manufacturers.
President Vladimir Putin abolishes the country's state-owned news agency RIA Novosti in a surprise decree.
North Korea broadcasts dramatic images of the once powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong-un being removed from a party meeting, confirming reports of his dismissal.
Disney animation Frozen topples Hunger Games: Catching Fire on the US box office chart in its second week of release.
Everton midfielder Ross Barkley can reach the top of the tree, says former Liverpool defender Alan Hansen.