11:06 PM Japan PM Shinzo Abe promises to deal with North Korea threat
Shinzo Abe says "strong diplomacy" was needed, as exit polls show him winning Sunday's election.
02:38 PM Iraq's Shia militia 'must go home', says Tillerson
The US secretary of state was speaking on a visit to Saudi partly aimed at curbing Iran's influence.
07:01 PM More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'
The eight-year study finds infant sea creatures will be especially harmed by more acidic oceans.
10:31 AM Raqqa: US coalition 'wiped city off Earth', Russia says
Moscow accuses the West of sending aid to the Syrian city to cover up evidence of crimes.
10:01 AM Spain Catalonia: Foreign minister denies 'coup' by Madrid
The foreign minister tells the BBC the government is only acting in line with the constitution.
07:39 PM Australia tightens security checks on airport staff
About 140,000 employees will face random testing for explosives in a security crackdown.
07:26 PM Two die as Typhoon Lan hits Japan
Two people die and more than 10 are injured as heavy rains and strong winds hit the country.
09:51 AM WHO cancels Robert Mugabe goodwill ambassador role
The appointment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe prompted a global outcry and wide-ranging condemnation.
07:58 PM Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto 'back greater autonomy'
Central government says the polls are unnecessary but they are permitted under the constitution.
02:05 PM Daphne Caruana Galizia: Thousands demand justice in Malta
But politicians named in the investigations of murdered blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia stay away.
10:38 PM President Macri's coalition 'ahead' in crucial Argentina mid-term election
A strong showing would enable President Mauricio Macri to complete his pro-market economic reforms.
12:20 PM Scot jailed in Dubai for hip touch
Businessman Jamie Harron was arrested after touching a man's hip in a Dubai bar.
07:27 PM 'We're not going to have war'
South Koreans say they have been reassured by the country's show of military might.
06:08 PM Thousands march in Berlin against far-right party
Berlin sees protests against the far-right Alternative For Germany days before they enter parliament.
10:29 PM Macron's dog interrupts meeting
Nemo, Emmanuel Macron's black labrador-griffon cross, made his presence felt at the Elysee.
07:12 PM The Parisian 'on-street concierge' service
It's filling the hole left by the disappearance of the traditional building concierge.
04:26 AM Five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert
The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.
07:15 AM Spain FM: 'Many police violence pictures fake'
Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis was speaking to Andrew Marr about the Catalan referendum.
07:33 PM Ivory Coast's hair sculptor Laetitia Ky
Laetitia Ky uses coat hangers, wires and pins to make "hair sculptures" for her Instagram fans.
03:18 PM Macron's dog Nemo filmed peeing on Elysée fireplace
French TV was filming the president chatting with junior ministers when Nemo stole the scene.
04:09 AM Cliff diving in Chile: Divers compete in Lago Ranco
Competitors performed acrobatics from heights of up to 27m (89ft) in Chile.
05:18 AM New Zealand town funds its own petrol station
Residents fed up with a two-hour drive to buy fuel decide to take matters into their own hands.
08:28 AM Japanese zoo mourns anime-loving celebrity penguin
Grape the penguin became an online star after he "fell in love" with a cardboard cut-out in his enclosure.
05:31 AM Icelandic Pirate Party MP forced to wear eyepatch
Member of parliament and country's president both injured in bizarre household accidents.
07:31 PM Shock and awe
Data show the top leader has overseen a clear-out of officials not witnessed since the days of Mao.
11:19 AM Delicate task
The prime minister has meandered through previous crises but that won't work now, says Tom Burridge.
08:12 PM Kidnap diaries
One of the Chibok girls freed in May tells how a diary was kept of some of their three years in captivity in Nigeria.
08:23 PM After the battlefield
After being driven out of Raqqa, there are concerns jihadists could return home to carry out attacks.
07:02 PM Balancing the books
The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.
08:06 PM Naked Indonesia
Public nudity is strictly forbidden in Indonesia - and life is tough for the local nudist community