The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Ferry services resume at the Port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of a dissolved ferry company.
Why South Sudan matters so much to the US
Making sense of the struggle against Islamic State
One Egyptian's take on the traditional enemy
Kabul family life on hold amid violence
The families left on either side of a superpower border
Chancellor George Osborne announces more than £500m of contracts for the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane, securing 6,700 jobs.
Fighting to save Sydney's historic waterside district
A mayor in Brazil is on the run after police accused her of taking funds from the school system and running the town remotely through WhatsApp.
World number three Maria Sharapova withdraws from the US Open on the eve of the tournament because of injury.
The Islamic State group has destroyed part of another temple at the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, activists and witnesses say.
Angel Di Maria sets up a goal on his debut as Paris St-Germain beat Monaco to continue their perfect start.
Three Syrian children and their families disappear from an Austrian hospital where they were treated after being rescued from an overcrowded minivan.
Two-time major winner John Daly leaves hospital after collapsing during a minor tournament in the USA on Saturday.
Manchester United will not sign any players before Tuesday that they have not already targeted, says boss Louis van Gaal.
Egypt's election commission says a long-awaited parliamentary election will be held in two stages in October and November.
Chinese authorities punish 197 people for spreading rumours online about the recent stock market crash and fatal explosions in Tianjin.
Two friends embarking on a cycle ride were victims of the Shoreham air crash that claimed 11 lives, it emerges.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown says the next 12 months could determine the long-term fate of the union between England and Scotland.
Juventus lose their opening two Serie A games of the season for the first time in their history, with Roma deserved victors.