At least 10 people have been killed and more than 40 injured in a blast in the central Pakistani city of Multan.
Germany has introduced controls on its border with Austria in an attempt to limit the influx of refugees arriving in the country.
Syrian activists say Russia is expanding the tarmac of an airport in Syria's coastal province of Latakia.
At least 20,000 people are protesting in Moldova’s capital, demanding the resignation of President Nicolae Timofti and the government following a bank scandal that led to the disappearance of some $1 billion.
A German police spokesman warned on September 13 that Munich is at the limit of its capacity to welcome refugees entering the country through Austria.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said "significant progress" had been made toward a resolution of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
British singer and composer Elton John has called for Ukraine to give stronger support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (LGBT) community.
Saudi authorities say the powerful winds were to blame for the toppling of a massive crane that smashed into Mecca's Grand Mosque, killing at least 107 people ahead of the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Russians have cast ballots in local and regional elections set to confirm the ruling party's dominance, amid reports of mass vote rigging.
Mass rallies have been held across Europe in favor of taking in refugees seeking asylum on the continent, while counter-demonstrations drew fewer numbers of people.
Syrian state media has reported that two Russian planes carrying 80 tons of humanitarian aid have arrived in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) says it will not monitor Azerbaijan's November parliamentary elections "due to restrictions imposed" by the government in Baku.