Bolivia's ombudsman says he is alarmed at a rise in sexual violence against young girls, after a four-year-old was raped and murdered.
A woman is critically ill after setting herself ablaze in Bulgaria's capital Sofia - an echo of self-immolations last year by destitute people driven to despair.
Heavy fighting breaks out in the centre of Libya's second city, Benghazi, as the army attempts to retake the area from Islamist militias.
More than 13 years after the original towers were destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, New York's World Trade Center has re-opened for business.
Home Secretary Theresa May tells MPs she is "sorry" that the inquiry into historical child abuse has no chairman following two resignations.
Laser experts head an Australian space industry boom
A 29-year-old British man accused of murdering two women in Hong Kong after their bodies were found in his apartment is remanded in custody.
A 16-year-old boy is given a life sentence after admitting the murder of teacher Ann Maguire at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April.
United Biscuits, maker of Jaffa Cakes and Penguin biscuits, is sold to Turkey's Yildiz by its private equity owners.
A suicide bomber kills 15 worshippers at a Shia religious ceremony in north-eastern Nigeria, while the security forces reportedly kill another five.
Funerals have been talking place across Punjab province for some of those killed in Sunday's suicide attack at the Wagah crossing, the only road crossing between India and Pakistan.
A Russian company that put up a giant iPhone statue in memory of Steve Jobs takes it down again, after the new head of Apple came out as gay.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is in hospital with what doctors at a Buenos Aires clinic say is an "infectious fever".
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has muddled "Austria" with "Australia".
Andy Murray is drawn in the same group as Roger Federer for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London.
Malaysia's transport minister says he wants to reassemble the wreckage of flight MH17 and erect it as a memorial to those who died.
Pop group Simply Red are to reform next year for a 30th anniversary tour, five years on from their "farewell" performance.
Burkina Faso's military has said it will install a transitional government, days after it seized power as President Blaise Compaore resigned.
A body found in the wreck of the Costa Concordia is believed to be the last victim of the cruise ship's 2012 capsize, Italian officials say.
Tobacco firms win the right to challenge new European Union rules on cigarette packaging, with the Court of Justice asked to review the issue.