The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is injured when a man slashes him with a razor in the capital Seoul.
Former Australian Idol winner and X Factor judge Guy Sebastian will be Australia's first ever entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest.
An Argentine prosecutor appeals against last week's decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Barcelona will meet Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final after sealing a 6-2 aggregate win over Villarreal.
Falcao made to wait on future, Simeone wants Man City job, Danilo to reject Man Utd, plus more.
Ashley Young capitalises on a late error by Tim Krul to give Manchester United victory over Newcastle United.
David Cameron says he will take part in only one TV debate ahead of the general election featuring seven party leaders, amid a growing row over the issue.
A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US has been convicted for plotting attacks in several countries.
The Serious Fraud Office is investigating liquidity auctions held by the Bank of England during the financial crisis, the bank says.
Manchester United's Jonny Evans and Newcastle's Papiss Cisse appear to spit at each other during Wednesday's match.
At least 30 miners are feared dead in a suspected methane gas blast at a coal mine in a rebel-held region of eastern Ukraine.
Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis is 'fine' after fainting during their Premier League game at Tottenham, boss Garry Monk says.
Chelsea stay five points clear at the top of the Premier League with a hard-fought win at West Ham.
Defence lawyers in the trial of one of the men accused of bombing the Boston Marathon in 2013 admit he carried out the attack but say he was coerced.
Manchester City return to winning ways as David Silva and James Milner increase Leicester City's relegation worries.
Images of a Turkish Airlines jet that crash landed in Kathmandu, blocking flights in and out of the country.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop offers prisoner swap in last-ditch attempt to save two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia.
US Attorney General Eric Holder calls on police and courts in Ferguson, Missouri, to take immediate action after finding widespread racial bias.
Tracey Ullman is to return to the BBC with her own comedy series, some 30 years after she was a regular face on British TV.
World number one Rory McIlroy says missing the cut at the Honda Classic made him realise what he needed to work on.