Hello, you’re watching BBC World News. I’m Dani Sinha. The latest headlines:
45 people have been arrested in Hong Kong after clashes. Police used pepper spray and batons to push back crowds trying to surround government headquarters.
There are fresh hopes for a resumption of peace talks between the Columbian government and FARC after the rebels released an abducted army general. Ruben Dario Alzate is now being flown to Rio Negro along with two other freed hostages.
The police chief in the Afghan capital of Kabul has quit after yet another deadly suicide bombing targeting foreigners. In the latest attack, three South Africans were killed after the Taliban militants entered a compound.
And at the end of his visit to Turkey, Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders worldwide to clearly condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam. He also signed a joint declaration with Patriarch Bartholomew I.