A 7.6 earthquake rocks northern Chile, a day after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, and forces the visiting president to evacuate.
Afghan voters to take on the Taliban in presidential vote
As Afghan forces struggle to provide security for Saturday's elections, UK troops are beginning to withdraw, leaving an uncertain future behind for Helmand.
Ahead of elections in Afghanistan, the BBC's Karen Allen interviews General Abdul Rashid Dostum, the former Afghan warlord who would be vice-president.
Shares in luxury retailer Prada plunge more than 8% after the firm warns that sluggish sales in Europe and a maturing China luxury market could hurt profits.
Leopard attacks become election issue in India
Nick Clegg says UKIP peddles "fantasies" but Nigel Farage accuses him of "lying" about the EU, as polls suggest the UKIP leader came out top in the ill-tempered TV debate.
Aerospace giant Boeing says it will cut 300 jobs in Australia, primarily fixed-term contractors, as its aircraft programmes mature.
A suspected World War Two bomb has exploded in a Bangkok scrap yard, killing at least seven people and injuring 19.
Syrian refugees fear long wait in Lebanon's Palestinian camps
China's government announces stimulus measures, including spending on railway construction, after a string of disappointing economic data leads to fears of a slowdown.
The European Union begins the roll-out on Thursday of the biggest Earth-observation programme ever conceived - with the launch of the Sentinel-1a radar satellite from French Guiana.
BBC News meets some of the Syrian refugees inside the Sabra and Shatila camps in Lebanon.
Aerobic exercise in your 20s may protect the brain in middle age, according to US research.
The illegal party drug, ketamine, is an "exciting" and "dramatic" new treatment for depression, say doctors who have conducted the first trial in the UK.
A long-lost masterpiece of British silent cinema is discovered in the Netherlands, almost 90 years after it was last seen.
Scientists digitally reconstruct the scene of a dinosaur chase - preserved in the mud of an ancient river bed in Texas.
A statue of the iconic movie star Marilyn Monroe has been dismantled in California, to the surprise of tourists.
A new higher GCSE grade will identify England's most talented pupils, and grades will be linked to international tests under proposals from the exam regulator.
How US energy independence could change the world