The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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A man is found guilty of killing India's bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi, 13 years after her death.
A rare tropical storm battering Hawaii has already caused power blackouts and block roads on one island, but no deaths have been reported.
Man Utd chase Cuadrado, Liverpool consider Cavani chase, Everton could sign Ben Arfa, Rihanna could buy club, plus more.
Chelsea's Ivory Coast forward Didier Drogba has announced his retirement from international football.
Glenn Campbell meets Boring residents of a town in America that has a special relationship with Dull people in Scotland.
Investigators in Russia announce the arrest of five Ukrainian army officers for alleged war crimes as fighting rages over the border in eastern Ukraine.
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates sign a deal to form a national unity government after weeks of feuding.
The World Health Organization in Geneva is expected to announce new measures to combat the Ebola virus, which has now claimed over 900 lives in West Africa.
Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe, famed for infusing his classical pieces with indigenous music, dies at the age of 85.
With just two years to go, Julia Carneiro sat down with Mayor Eduardo Paes to discuss what impact the 2016 Olympic Games will have on the city.
UN official says emergency aid drops by the US are helping refugees trapped by Islamist militants, but warns that more needs to be done.
Arsenal face Besiktas in the Champions League play-offs, while Celtic will play Maribor and the Europa League draw is made.
Pakistan hands back an Indian soldier carried by a river across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.