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, have told the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan fears the club's identity is broken with the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.
At least 11 policemen have been killed in a bomb attack on a convoy in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say.
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.
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.
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.
The deputy prime minister calls for the parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King to be freed from custody and reunited with their son.
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.
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.
The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.