Cristiano Ronaldo scored four times as Real Madrid came from behind to move within three points of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a 5-1 win over Elche on Tuesday (Sep 23).
The chairman of BNP Paribas plans to resign in the aftermath of the French bank's record US$8.9 billion fine for violating US sanctions, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday (Sep 23).
Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday (Sep 23) following better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data but a poor showing in a key measure of eurozone activity.
President Francois Hollande vowed on Tuesday (Sep 23) not to give in to jihadists who have threatened to kill a French hostage in Algeria, as troops raced against time to find him.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday (Sep 23) welcomed US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, saying Ankara could provide military or logistical support for the campaign.
The United States and its Arab allies unleashed deadly bomb and missile strikes on militants in Syria on Tuesday (Sep 23), opening a new front in the battle against the Islamic State group.
US Secretary of State John Kerry denounced human rights abuses in North Korea on Tuesday (Sep 23) and called on Pyongyang to shut down its penal colonies riddled with "barbarity and inhumanity."
German Lisa Brennauer produced a stunning ride to win the women's world time-trial title in Ponferrada, north-western Spain, on Tuesday (Sep 23).
Spain's justice minister resigned on Tuesday (Sep 23) over a failed bid to restrict women's right to abortion, which had sparked mass protests and international condemnation.
Australian Marinko Matosevic produced the first upset in the Malaysian Open on Tuesday (Sep 23) when he downed eighth-seeded compatriot Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/3) in just over 90 minutes.