Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
Nigeria's campaign against Boko Haram goes from bad to worse
A glass monument is publicly opened in Berlin to 300,000 victims of the Nazis with mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses.
At least 11 policemen have been killed in a bomb attack on a convoy in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say.
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.
Dollar General, the lead discount retailer in the United States, raises its bid for rival store Family Dollar to almost $9.1bn (£5.51bn).
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
UK luxury carmaker Aston Martin hires senior Nissan executive Andy Palmer as its new chief executive.
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
The parents of an eight-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy are arrested on charges of arranging their under-age marriage in northern Afghanistan.
A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.
A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.