Fiji’s former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.
US President Barack Obama is to address troops involved in his new strategy to “degrade and destroy” Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
At least 67 South Africans were killed when a church hostel belonging to Nigerian TV evangelist TB Joshua collapsed in Lagos, President Zuma says.
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, prompting shares in his company Sistema to tumble.
Two wildfires in California have forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including in the town of Weed.
The customised chopper Peter Fonda rode in 1969 film Easy Rider is expected to fetch more than $1 million (£613,000) when it goes up for auction next month.
Fergus Walsh reports on a British trial of an experimental vaccine fast-tracked In an attempt to stop the spread of Ebola.
Minnesota Vikings suspend Adrian Peterson from all team activities while facing charges of allegedly hitting his child.