Pistorius is ten months into his five-year sentence

Pistorius must stay in prison and undergo therapy

20.47 Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius must undergo psychotherapy, South Africa's parole review board said today after blocking his release from prison just ten months into his five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend.

US Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se during in Seoul

North Korea warned over rocket launch

13.14 A senior US official today warned that North Korea will face "strong actions" from the international community if it goes ahead with a long-range rocket launch in violation of UN resolutions.

The separatists said the elections would go ahead in February next year

Pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine postpone elections

16.43 Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine today postponed local elections that the government had said were illegitimate and which, if they went ahead, could have derailed Ukraine's fragile peace process.

Volkswagen is currently at the centre of an emissions scandal

EU bids to cut diesel vehicle emissions

16.55 The European Commission today sought to increase pressure on carmakers to agree to faster, deeper diesel emissions cuts, counting on public anger over Volkswagen's test-rigging to help its case.

Saturday's strike on an Afghan hospital killed 22 people

Air strike on Afghan city hospital 'a mistake'

19.42 The deadly air strike that hit a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz was a mistake made within the US chain of command, the American commander of international forces in Afghanistan said today.