The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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French government's extremism message mocked
Russia contests claims its planes caused "disruption to civil aviation" in the UK, saying the patrols were "routine" and met "international legal norms".
Ferrari unveil the new SF15-T car they hope will start them on the long road back to Formula 1 success.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says new signing Gabriel Paulista's lack of English could cost goals as he settles in.
A leader of India's main opposition Congress quits the party after making allegations after the party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
England reach the final of the one-day tri-series courtesy of a three-wicket victory over India in Perth.
A Canadian man has lost a seven-year legal battle to claim half of a C$27m (£18m) lottery jackpot after the Supreme Court ruled he had bought the winning ticket a few seconds too late for it to qualify.
Ukrainian civilians stranded in battle for Debaltseve
Harry Potter actor Robbie Coltrane is admitted to hospital in Florida with flu-like symptoms after falling ill during a flight from London.
Dozens of skeletons and decayed body parts are discovered in sacks in a disused room of an Indian police building, baffling the authorities.
Why it pays for players like Murray to have an entourage
Men have seen the real value of their pay fall far more than women in the past few years, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Liverpool want to sign striker Danny Ings in a deal that would see him loaned back to Burnley for the rest of the season.
At least 26 people, mostly soldiers, are killed in a series of attacks by Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
Japanese carmaker Honda cuts its profit forecast and sees third quarter earnings drop sharply following a vehicle recall linked to airbags.
A gas tank lorry has exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and a baby
Police are looking for Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight after a man was run over and killed in Los Angeles.
Pop star Taylor Swift has trademarked phrases including "this sick beat" and "we never go out of style", in the United States to prevent unauthorised use of her work on merchandise.
Mancini wants Toure, Chelsea close in on Cuadrado, Anderson could leave Man Utd, Spurs plan Everton exchange, plus more.
Tiger Woods opens with a two-over-par 73 at the Phoenix Open on Thursday in his first tournament of the season.