Nigerian government departments are told to ensure all transactions pass through a single bank account by the end of Tuesday as part of anti-fraud measures.
Saudi authorities says the giant Saudi Binladin Group was "in part" responsible for Friday's deadly crane collapse at the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari's England debut is in doubt after being taken to hospital after suffering an injury.
Two students have been killed and three other were injured after a school bus veered off an overpass and plunged into a motorway in the US state of Texas.
A professional hunter in Zimbabwe accused of helping a US man kill Cecil the Lion is arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle sable antelopes.
The World Bank has warned of the potential for economic damage to the developing world when the US Federal Reserve raises interest rates
The EU's top court says Germany can deny certain benefits to jobseeking EU migrants - a move welcomed by UK Conservatives.
A UN envoy warns that unrest in Jerusalem "may ignite violence beyond its walls" as Israeli police and Palestinians clash for a third day.
A fleet of Battle of Britain aircraft - the most in one place since World War Two - take part in a flypast to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the aerial struggle.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe reads out the wrong speech at the opening of parliament, repeating one he gave last month when he was heckled.
Taylor Swift is nominated for a record number of MTV Europe Music Awards
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho rejects being affected by 'third season syndrome' and tells a BBC reporter to "Google answers".
Kenya's official rights body accuses the security forces of carrying out summary killings and disappearances as they crack down on militants.
US retail sales rose 0.2% in August, helped by spending on cars, but factory production slipped.
Profits at Italian luxury fashion group Prada fell by almost a quarter in the first half of the year as sales in Hong Kong and Macau slid.
India's agriculture minister says his government is supporting "yogic" farming to "empower seeds with the help of positive thinking".
North Korea says its main nuclear facility, the Yongbyon complex, is now in "normal operation" and the country is improving its nuclear weapons.
Seven climbers have been killed and another seriously injured after an avalanche in the French Alps, local officials say.
Former England spin bowler Monty Panesar is among four players released by Essex.
Disney is making a sequel to its 1964 classic Mary Poppins, with Ann Hathaway in the running for the lead role.