More than 1,000 Colombians living in Venezuela illegally are deported and many others leave amid a crackdown in the border region.
Betfair and Paddy Power are set to merge in a deal that would create one of the world's biggest online betting and gaming companies.
BBC director of television Danny Cohen defends the corporation's right to make shows like The Voice and Strictly Come Dancing, after criticism over similarities to commercial rivals.
The general manager of the US TV station whose reporter and cameraman were shot dead on air says their killing was "a terrible crime against two fine journalists".
The main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, which killed 19 US troops, is reported to have been captured.
The leader of the protests going on in Gujarat in India says his group are prepared to use violence "if need be".
The Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, is heckled by opposition MPs as he delivers his state of the nation address in parliament.
World 100m champion Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin reach the 200m final and are joined by Great Britain's Zharnel Hughes.
Fly-half Danny Cipriani will be left out of England's 31-man squad for the World Cup when it is announced on Thursday.
Botswana's court of appeal upholds a ruling that foreign prisoners should receive free treatment for HIV/Aids, rights lawyers say.
The Ulster Unionist Party intends to leave the Northern Ireland Executive in a row over the existence of the Provisional IRA
Taliban fighters seize control of a strategically-important district headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province despite American air strikes.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been booed by far-right protesters during a visit to a shelter for asylum seekers where she appealed for tolerance towards migrants.
Chinese police investigate four securities brokerage firms for possible stock manipulation amid market turmoil.
Controversial Halloween costumes are causing outrage online - would you dress up as Cecil the Lion's killer or Caitlyn Jenner?
China's work safety regulator is sacked, state media say, as investigations continue into deadly explosions in the port city of Tianjin earlier this month.
Two Kenyan runners test positive for doping at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, the IAAF announces.
Chinese shares fall another 1.27% on Wednesday, exacerbating fears about the global economy, after the central bank's fresh rate cut fails to stem the losses.
Boardwalk Empire, The Exes and Workaholics are among the worst US TV series when it comes to using female or minority ethnic directors, a report says.
South Sudan's President Kiir will drop his opposition to a peace deal with rebels and sign up, his spokesman says, after a UN threat of sanctions.