China launched two astronauts into space as part of Beijing's plans to establish a permanent orbiting research complex by 2022. The Shenzhou-11 blasted off from Jiuquan space center, a military-operated facility on the edge of the Gobi Desert.
Refugees are growing increasingly anxious in the port of Calais. France is preparing to close the migrant camp there. The government wants to evict the inhabitants in the coming weeks and relocate them to centers around France, but most of the refugees are aiming to get to Britain. NGOs want to stop the evacuation, and blame the goverment for being unable to cope with the situation.
They are the biggest ethnic group in Ethiopia but they are rarely heard: For almost a year the Oromo people have been demanding their rights. The government has responded brutally and has now declared a state of emergency. Tesfalem Waldyes felt the harshness of the regime: he was jailed for more than a year.
Kenneth Bone, an undecided voter from Illinois, became an internet star after he asked a question during the second Presidential Debate last Sunday. The guy in the red sweater now has several hundred friends on Facebook and a lot followers on Twitter.