Andy Murray moves to within one win of securing a World Tour Finals place after beating Julien Benneteau in Paris.
Diane Nammi, founder of Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organization, told BBC World News about her days fighting as a commander in the Kurdish Peshmerga armed forces.
France denies reports that it is ready to go ahead with the controversial delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off Ferrari and sell a 10% stake in the luxury carmaker on the stock market.
Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.
A dog breeder who shot dead his partner and her daughter after police returned confiscated guns to him is found guilty of two counts of murder.
The Serious Fraud Office is carrying out a criminal investigation into accounting irregularities at supermarket giant Tesco.
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Wales are confident Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale will be back in action before November's Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium.
Guy Scott is appointed Zambia's interim leader, Africa's first white head of state for many years, after the death of President Sata.
The Australian government has reached a deal with a key political party and independent senators to push through a carbon emissions plan.
Chart-topping singer Paolo Nutini postpones two more UK arena shows in London and Cardiff due to "severe tonsillitis".
The death of a young protester, which has shaken the French government, could put a halt to work on a controversial dam in southern France, officials say.
Islamic State militants have shot dead 30 Sunni Arab tribesmen in a town west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say.
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.
Singer Phil Collins hands over his large collection of Alamo memorabilia to a Texas museum, calling the donation the end of a six-decade "journey".
About 100 people are feared dead after a landslide buries dozens of homes in central Sri Lanka, the government says.
The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party is sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan.
Millions of photos, diaries, letters and recordings whose copyright owners cannot be traced may be made accessible for the first time under a new scheme.
Retired baseball star Jose Canseco undergoes surgery after nearly shooting off his finger by accident, police and his fiancee say.