The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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A US judge rules that Argentina is in contempt of court for refusing to obey an order to repay the debt it owes to two US hedge funds.
The film industry in India's Tamil Nadu state fasts to protest at the jailing for corruption of former chief minister Jayaram Jayalalitha.
The prime minister says he cares "about a thousand times more strongly" about keeping the UK together than he does about staying in the EU.
State-owned Royal Bank of Scotland says an improving economy means it can free up £800m from the pot of money set aside to cover losses on bad loans.
The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, with wildlife populations halving in just 40 years, a report says.
Home Secretary Theresa May is to tell the Conservative Party conference a future Tory government will seek new powers to ban extremist groups.
David Cameron is to tell the Conservative Party conference there will be more money to ensure seven-day GP access is rolled out across England by 2020.
New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.
An Austrian balloon pilot has succeeded in taking a balloon deep underground.
Efforts to recover the bodies of at least 24 climbers are suspended again after the eruption on Japan's Mount Ontake intensifies.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Barack Obama at the White House over dinner, ahead of formal talks on Tuesday.
A third video has been posted online showing the British photographer John Cantlie, who's being held by the group which calls itself Islamic State.
A man arrested for breaking into the White House earlier this month gained access to more of the building than previously believed, US media report.
India's declining printing tradition kept alive in Calcutta
A third video has appeared featuring British hostage John Cantlie who is being held by Islamic State militants.
Representatives from rival factions in Libya's new parliament have held UN-brokered talks for the first time in the oasis town of Ghadames.
Japanese rescue teams have spent a third day searching for survivors on Mount Ontake, trapped by Saturday's eruption.
Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs
Football League chairman Greg Clarke is accused of "hiding behind excuses" while Paul Ince calls for the "Rooney Rule".