Pilgrims in Mecca denounce atrocities by Isis as 'a virus' threatening the world, but also express concerns about the US-led air war against them.
State media says China would not give in to Hong Kong protesters' demands for full democracy and would wait for mass protests to fizzle out.
The Spanish government has rejected a call by Catalonia's president for the region to hold a referendum on independence.
Hong Kong authorities announced a withdrawal of riot police from the streets in a major concession to pro-democracy demonstrators.
The Ferguson police chief has apologised for the mistakes made by the police after a white officer shot to death an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown.
Big promises were made to keep Scotland in the union, now it’s time for backpedalling.
A right-wing Hindu group in India has said that Muslims and Christians are not to join the festival of Navratri, claiming it is for "Hindus only".
Russian citizens are showing support for their country by flaunting anti-sanction slogans such as "We can get our kicks without your Coca-Cola".
United States President Barack Obama vowed to continue air strikes against Islamic State fighters and pledged to build more international support.
Two Hamas men accused of killing three Israeli teens, an act that sparked a war in Gaza, have been killed, according to the Israeli military.
Seven young Iranians seen dancing in a video that went viral have been given suspended sentences of jail and 91 lashes each.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is pledging to hand new powers to Scotland after it voted to remain part of the United Kingdom in a referendum.
Madrid has gone on the defensive as Scots vote in a referendum for independence from the United Kingdom.
Air strikes won't solve anything in Iraq and Syria, where the West is the problem, not the solution.
The arrest of one of Russia's richest men, Vladimir Yevtushenkov, could send further shock waves through an economy reeling from Western sanctions.
President Vladimir Putin said Russia would rather focus on strengthening its domestic market, but if he wanted, he could invade Kiev in just two days.
A "Yes" vote to Scotland's independence will pose baffling questions for the EU, and could see Scotland clamouring to join while England leaves.
President Barack Obama has called the Ebola crisis a threat to world security and has sent up to 3 000 US military personnel to the region.
As the Scots vote on their independence, a photo essay shows first-time voters who will celebrate their birthdays on the day of the referendum.