A selection of news photos from around the world
A series of attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug has been spotted, say security experts.
Cambodia agrees to take in some of Australia's rejected asylum-seekers in exchange for A$40m (£22m, $35m), in a deal criticised by rights groups.
A Russian court seizes shares in the oil firm Bashneft, whose billionaire owner Vladimir Yevtushenkov is under house arrest.
Fifty people died in violence on Sunday in Xinjiang, Chinese state media said, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".
The RSC's stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel's award-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies are to move to Broadway next year.
The discovery of a branched carbon molecule 27,000 light-years from Earth suggests the building blocks of life may be ubiquitous throughout the galaxy.
'My father, Ilham Tohti, is a peace advocate'
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross search a west London park.
Police in Cyprus have persuaded nearly 300 migrants, thought to be Syrian refugees, to disembark from the cruise ship that had rescued them.
Frank Lampard says he has not held any discussions with Manchester City about extending his loan spell.
Taliban fighters seize control of a strategic district in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni, officials say, after a week of fierce battle.
Police in Cyprus persuade nearly 300 migrants, thought to be Syrian refugees, to disembark from the cruise ship that had rescued them.
Rock legends The Who make references to AC/DC and Daft Punk in their first song in eight years as they mark their 50th anniversary.
The company responsible for printing Bank of England banknotes sees its shares plunge 26% after it issues a profits warning.
At least two people are killed in a powerful blast apparently targeting top anti-terrorism police officer Farooq Awan in Pakistan's Karachi, officials say.
Has Indonesia just taken a big step backwards?
South Africa's first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows women to lead prayers, must close says local authorities.
Hundreds of secondary school students have joined the week-long protest to demand fully democratic elections in Hong Kong.
Fifa is expected to make a "significant" announcement on new rules surrounding the third party ownership of players.