The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Fulham sack boss Felix Magath following their poor start to the season and appoint Kit Symons as caretaker manager.
A newlywed couple who killed a man after luring him with an advert on the website Craigslist are sentenced to life in prison without parole.
A South African rescue team flies to Nigeria to help locate missing South Africans believed to have been inside a church hostel when it collapsed.
India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.
A British man has been killed in an incident on the Greek island of Santorini, the Foreign Office confirms.
Police carry out anti-terrorism raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamist extremists were planning random killings in Australia.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God, he tells the BBC.
Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.
Eleven trainee judges in India are dismissed after being accused of sexism and brawling.
Six women are convicted of running a "pyramid scheme" in south-west England and south Wales in which thousands of people lost money.
A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in central California doubled in size overnight, burning 111 square miles (288 sq-km).
Officials in Chile say three people have been arrested in connection with a bomb that injured 14 people at a subway station in Santiago earlier this month.
The Irish government upgrades growth forecasts for 2014 after the economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 1.5% in the April-to-June quarter.
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen has travelled with the Syrian army to the front line where forces are fighting what they call religious extremists.
A European Central Bank measure designed to stimulate the flagging eurozone economy has seen a low initial take-up by banks.
A selection of striking news images from around the world
Russians find their relatives killed in Ukraine conflict are forgotten
A bill to restrict foreign ownership in Russia's media will go before the Russian parliament, dominated by allies of President Putin.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer cites a "difference in philosophy" on leaving Cardiff manager role after less than nine months in charge.
A French aid worker from the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, reports say.