BBC news with Marion Marshall.
The presidents of Turkey and Russia say they have opened a new chapter in their relationship which was shattered when Turkey shot down a Russian war plane close to the Syrian border last November.
After meeting in Saint , Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin agreed to strengthen economic ties. It wasTurkish leader’s first foreign visit since a failed coup last month.
United Nations has called for an urgent cease fire in Syria's second city Aleppo.
The UN says heavy fighting between government forces and rebels has left more than two million people without access to running water or electricity.
The parents of two Americans killed in Libya four years ago have sued the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton saying she was responsible for their death.
Mrs. Clinton was secretary of state when the US consulate in Benghazi was attacked. A Clinton campaign team rejected the accusation.
The Brazilian senate is meeting to decide whether to try the suspended president Dilma Rousseff for breaking the country's budget law.
A simple majority will be needed to open an impeachment trial against her. The debate is expected to end in the earlier hours of Wednesday.
A head of Zambia's electoral commission has described as unprecedented the level of violence ahead of Thursday's general election.
He called on both government and opposition leaders to keep their supporters under control.
Kenya's athletics team manager who was ordered home from the Olympics has been arrested at the airport in Nairobi.
Michael Rotich is being investigated following allegations that he offered to give athletes advance warnings of drugs' test in exchange for bribes, he denies the charges.
An 80-year old Polish woman has been accused of drugging and swindling a series of love lorn elderly men, but he said the predatory pensioner met them through lonely hearts adverts in Polish newspapers.