The World Health Organisation wants safe routes to be set up immediately to evacuate sick and wounded Syrians from besieged parts of Aleppo.
Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says the TUE system is "open to abuse" and athletes must not "push the boundaries of the rules".
The World Health Organisation says 92% of the planet's population is breathing polluted air outdoors, contributing to three million deaths a year.
German CDU politician Jenna Behrends sparks a furore about sexism after a male colleague called her a "sweet mouse".
The Republican candidate appeared to use an unusual adverb in his debate against Hillary Clinton. Or did he?
BBC News looks at the figures behind the Colombian armed conflict, the longest-running in the Americas.
The leader of the Farc rebel group in Colombia apologises to the victims of the 52-year-long conflict at the signing of a peace deal in the city of Cartagena.
People watching in Seattle react to the Clinton-Trump presidential debate.
Fifteen Air France employees go on trial almost a year after two company executives had their shirts torn from their backs at a jobs meeting.
This election campaign has so far been driven more by personality clashes than differences in policy. But what are the key issues and where do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand?
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says players and fans may "suffer" following Fifa's decision to scrap its anti-racism taskforce.
Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions is fined £5m over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.
Saudi Arabia unveils pay cuts for government employees for the first time, as it attempts to further rein in spending at a time of low oil prices.
Islamist who destroyed ancient shrines in Timbuktu jailed by Hague court for nine years in first case of its kind
The US media gives their verdict on who won the first debate, with most awarding victory to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
The American series has cast its first transgender child actor for a forthcoming episode called A Stereotypical Day.
A Japanese ad to promote sustainable fishing which showed a teenage girl turning into an eel is pulled after being called sexist and "perverted".
Here are the key moments from the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Conor McGregor will face lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez as he aims to become the first UFC fighter to hold two belts at the same time.
Jessica Lussenhop in Washington DC looks at the how gender featured in the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.