The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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El Salvador provides security escorts for buses forced to observe a strike called by criminal gangs, after several drivers were killed.
Debris found on an Indian Ocean island is to be sent to France to determine if it is from the missing airliner MH370, Malaysia's PM says.
West Ham's hopes of qualifying for the Europa League group stages suffer a setback as they are held against Astra Giurgiu.
US officials launch an investigation into the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe but say they have been unable to reach the American involved.
Google is to defy a French ruling that the "right to be forgotten" should be applied globally and not just in Europe.
Daylen Brickley, a baby from the US state of New Hampshire, is the proud owner of a lifetime permit to hunt and fish - the first license holder under a new program.
Steven Finn takes 5-45 to reduce Australia to 168-7 in their second innings on the second day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
The International Monetary Fund is wary of any financial contribution to a third Greek bailout and is unlikely to provide funds at the first stage.
An investigation into a number of allegations of crime involving children's charity Kids Company has been launched by police, the BBC has learned.
The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.
The EU extends help for exporters of dairy produce, fruit and vegetables into next year to ease the impact of a Russian ban.
Mullah Omar's replacement as Taliban chief faces tough task
Peace activists in Kenya are calling for the reopening of the college where 148 people were killed by gunmen from the Somalia-based al-Shabab group.
Apprentice star Stuart Baggs is found dead at his home in the Isle of Man, police say.
Germany's federal prosecutors are investigating if a website that covers digital rights issues committed an act of treason.
The UK will not become a "safe haven" for migrants in Calais, David Cameron warns, after hundreds continued attempts to reach the country overnight.
Former high-ranking Chinese army figure Guo Boxiong is expelled from the Communist Party amid corruption allegations.
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.
The makeshift migrant camp in Calais is now equipped with a school room, a canteen, and its shelters are becoming more permanent. Christian Fraser looks around.
Kenny McLean nets an away goal as Aberdeen lose narrowly to Kairat in the Europa League third qualifying round first leg.