The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's rugby player son Rohitha is investigated for allegedly assaulting a referee.
There are boos and walk-outs for Ryan Gosling's film Only God Forgives at Cannes, but it still earns some five-star reviews.
Jockey Eddie Ahern is banned for 10 years after being found guilty of corruption by the BHA, while Neil Clement receives a 15-year ban.
David Cameron hails an EU agreement to close tax loopholes as a "turning point", as Google's boss urges politicians to "sort" the system.
The UN's nuclear watchdog says hundreds of advanced centrifuges have been fitted at Iran's Natanz nuclear plant.
Giovanni Visconti wins his second Giro d'Italia stage in four days as Italy's Vincenzo Nibali maintains the overall lead.
The damage from the Oklahoma tornado could reach $2bn (£1.3bn), the Oklahoma Insurance Department warns, although many tenants may have no insurance cover.
Justin Rose says he enjoys the pressure of the PGA Championship being played at Wentworth, close to where he grew up.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says Red Bull are complaining about the tyres in F1 because they have lost their dominant position.
Ethiopian activist Bogaletch Gebre wins an international prize for her campaign to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM).
Pakistani politician Imran Khan has been discharged from hospital in Lahore, two weeks after falling from a platform at an election campaign rally.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei releases a foul-mouthed music video in which he recreates his detention and rages against abuses of state power.
A former congressman who resigned in disgrace in 2011 over his racy Twitter messages has announced he will run for mayor of New York City.
Beatles biographer Hunter Davies donates letters and lyrics by John Lennon to the British Library as part of a new tax relief scheme.
Lebanon's Hezbollah plunges deeper into Syrian conflict
Borussia Dortmund's Mario Gotze will miss the Champions League final against future club Bayern Munich through injury.
The new government of Iceland calls off talks with Brussels on EU membership and promises a referendum to give Icelanders their say.
The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner which ran aground off Italy will face trial on 9 July on multiple manslaughter charges, a judge rules.
The World Bank unveils a $1bn (£660m) aid package to help DR Congo and its neighbours, as fighting continues near the eastern city of Goma.
A man accused of murdering five-year-old April Jones tells a court of the moment he says he accidentally knocked her over in his vehicle.