This is BBC World News. I’m Daniela Ritorto; these are the headlines.
The jihadist group ISIS says it’s establishing a caliphate, or an Islamic state, in the territory it controls bridging Iraq and Syria. The declaration came as Iraqi government forces continued an offensive to recapture the city of Tikrit.
The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumes today after a six week break for the South African athlete to undergo psychiatric tests. The defense argued that he was suffering from an anxiety disorder when he killed his girlfriend.
Rescue workers in Southern India are trying to locate up to 90 people still feared trapped in the rubble of a collapsed building. They are missing after the 11 story structure came down in Chennai.
And at the World Cup in Brazil, Sunday’s match just mean Costa Rica and the Netherlands will face each other in the quarter finals. The Dutch came from behind to beat Mexico while Costa Rica defeated Greece in a penalty shootout.