Georgian representative James Spencer resigns after being fooled into saying racial slurs on Sacha Baron Cohen's "Who is America" programe
- Liquid lake found on Mars under its South Pole by European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter reported in "Science"
- Multiple suicide bombings and attacks by the Islamic State in Sweida and surrounding areas of Syria kill more than 200
Party of former cricketer Imran Khan, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), wins the most votes but not a majority in Pakistan's Pakistan general election, which are marred by violence and a bomb that kills 31 people
- Somalia’s attorney general announces country's first prosecution of female genital mutilation after death of a 10-year-old girl
- Guy [Gaetano] Molinari, American politician (R-House of Representatives from New York, 1981-1983), dies of pneumonia at 89
- Judith Appelbaum, American magazine & newspaper editor and educator, dies at 78