Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned Catalonia that Madrid could impose direct rule on the region.
Also, India's Supreme Court rules that sex with a child bride is rape, a new report into the growing global problem of child obesity, and we visit a fashion-show where the models are victims of acid-attacks.
South Korea alleges that North Korean hackers stole many sensitive military documents. These reportedly included a plan to assassinate North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.
Also, Puigdemont to make statement on Catalonia's future, UK's government warns about racial inequality, and would an ocean wind-farm the size of India meet global energy-needs ?
US intelligence agencies concluded earlier this year that Russia had tried to sway the election in favour of Donald Trump. Also: deadly fires hit California wine country and Scotland football manager Gordon Strachan blames 'genetics' for World Cup failure.
ICRC to drastically reduce activity in Afghanistan due to attacks on staff by militants.
Also, at least 12 people die as Rohingyas ' boat capsizes off Bangladesh, Nigeria begins mass-trials of Boko Haram suspects, and how true is stereotype of US country music fans as gun-enthusiasts ?
Fresh Twitter row in the White House and not with North Korea, Hundreds of thousands demonstrate against Catalonia declaring independence from Spain, Cuba remembers Che Guevara, hero of its Communist revolution, 50 years after his assassination: