The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Pran, one of India's best-known cartoonists and creator of the famous comic series Chacha Chaudhary, dies from cancer.
Almost 600 people are now known to have died in the Yunnan earthquake, officials say, as residents are evacuated from barrier lakes.
Smartphone and tablet rivals Apple and Samsung agree to withdraw all legal cases against each other outside the United States.
A Dutch firm has been chosen to carry out the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia announces.
US President Barack Obama reveals that US companies are planning $14bn of investment in Africa at the inaugural US-Africa Leaders' Summit.
Uighur photographer Kurbanjan Samat tells the BBC about his mission to bridge the gap between the Chinese and the Uighurs.
The Somme villagers who rebuilt their homes