Dilma Rousseff faces rival candidates in TV debate
Arsenal want Edinson Cavani, Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal targets Joe Allen, Tottenham poised to sign Federico Fazio, plus more.
The hormone erythropoietin (EPO) could prevent brain injuries in very premature babies, a study suggests.
Boss Louis van Gaal insists he was "not shocked" by Manchester United's 4-0 defeat at MK Dons in the League Cup.
India's Supreme Court says politicians with criminal records should not be appointed as ministers.
Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £14.5m by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to ensure that it gave suitable mortgage advice to customers.
New counter-terrorism units have been set up at two Australian airports, PM Tony Abbott says, amid concern over Australians fighting in Iraq and Syria.
Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza agree a long-term truce, ending seven weeks of fighting that has left more than 2,200 people dead.
US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.
With falling milk prices, companies are looking at other ways to make money, and Mengniu Dairy, China's biggest, has recently decided to venture into the yoghurt business.
Two Chinese military aircraft violated Taiwan's airspace on Monday causing jets to scramble, officials say, but Beijing rejects the claim.
One of Colombia's most notorious killers, known as Popeye, who admitted to 300 murders for drug lord Pablo Escobar is freed from prison.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "roadmap" to end fighting in the east will be drawn up, after talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
When China's children forget how to write
Air New Zealand posts 30% jump in pre-tax earnings for the year ending in June to NZ$332m ($277.4m; £167.7m).
Kate Bush makes her stage comeback at London's Hammersmith Apollo to an ecstatic response from fans at her first live concert for 35 years.
Scientists produce a simple mathematical model that explains how a single sheepdog can herd a large number of sheep.
Venezuela's recently announced fingerprinting system, aimed at combating food shortages, is to be voluntary, the president says.
Many people in China are forgetting how to write their own language.
Is California about to run out of water?