A Second World War bunker used by the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini is being opened to the public for the first time.
Uruguayans will elect a new president to replace outgoing Jose Mujica who is barred by the law from running for a second term.
Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.
Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.
Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.
Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal.
A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.
Americans debate skin colour, and other trends of the week
Voice of the campaign to save Madagascar's forests
French soldier's bedroom untouched for 100 years
The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.
A look back at Jose Mujica's time as president
Things you may not have known about being amused
Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claimed.
Why the idea of a single Muslim state keeps coming back
What's been lurking beneath the waves in the Baltic Sea?
Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY.
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion