The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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French mosques try to overcome prejudice against Islam by inviting people in for a "brotherly cup of tea", a year after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.
A National Lottery jackpot of almost £60m is up for grabs in Saturday's draw after 14 consecutive rollovers fail to find a winner.
Gunmen kill two Egyptian policemen in the city of Giza in an attack claimed by so-called Islamic State, officials say.
Protests take place across Poland against new laws which demonstrators say gives the newly-elected government power to restrict media freedoms.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is recaptured, six months after he escaped from a maximum-security jail.
Vietnam's aviation authorities say China is endangering air safety by conducting unannounced flights through its air space, state media reports.
CCTV footage emerges of a Russian hospital patient who collapsed and died after he was punched in the head by a doctor.
Emergency services in Western Australia are continuing to battle a bushfire which has almost completely destroyed a town and is now threatening other areas.
A look back the colour and craziness of CES 2016, the world's biggest technology show.
Suspected Islamic State militants storm into a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada, stabbing three foreign tourists.
Two Palestinians are shot dead in the West Bank after trying to stab Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint, the Israeli military says.
A British adventurer arrives in Australia, having completed an epic 14,600-nautical mile flight from the UK in a vintage open cockpit bi-plane.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is paraded before the media and flown back to the jail he escaped from last year, after his capture Friday.