The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Indian climber Sangeeta Bahl speaks to the BBC's Geeta Pandey about her joy at mountaineer husband Ankur Bahl's escape from Saturday's earthquake in Nepal.
Furious 7 tops the US and Canada's box office for a fourth week, as Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the international chart a week ahead of its US release.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri says "only a madman" would bring children to games after trouble in the Turin derby.
St Mirren captain Steven Thompson says he is "mortified" after 'spearing' team-mate John McGinn in a training ground prank
A 90-year-old woman is denied a $41.8m (£27.6m) penny slot machine bonus after the casino blames it on a computer error.
The EU holds talks in Kiev amid concern about the ailing Ukrainian economy, as observers report intense shelling in the country's east.
At least 3,617 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, police say.
The UK government is giving £5m to help those affected by the Nepal earthquake, which has killed more than 3,600 people.
Oil price hovers at a four-and-a-half month high amid concerns over disruption to supplies from the Middle East.
Germany was told of the risk of flying over eastern Ukraine before flight MH17 was shot down, but failed to pass on the alert, reports say.
Residents of the Chilean town of Ensenada are trying to save their livestock and their homes after tonnes of ash from the Calbuco volcano rained down.
Injured Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge may not play again before the end of the season, says boss Brendan Rodgers.
Floyd Mayweather should retire after Saturday's super-fight against Manny Pacquiao, according to his father.
Supernatural horror Penny Dreadful wins three Bafta Television Craft Awards, while BBC One's Sherlock wins two and Mackenzie Crook wins his first Bafta.
An Israeli air strike has killed four militants armed with a bomb along the Israeli-Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military says.
Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is handed an eight-month ban for doping by the Badminton World Federation.
Amy Winehouse's dad has distanced himself from a documentary about the singer, saying it's 'misleading'.
The 'super-jumbo' Airbus A380 celebrates its 10th anniversary
Andy Murray says new coach Jonas Bjorkman will spend the whole hard-court season with him until the end of the US Open.
Newcastle boss John Carver calls for more protection from his club after saying he was "abused" by supporters.