The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Macau to mark the 15th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's return to China.
Steven Whittaker prevents Derby from going back to the top of the Championship as he strikes late to earn Norwich a point.
Chinese President Xi Jinping urges Macau residents to respect the "one-China" policy, amid street protests in the former Portuguese colony.
Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.
The singer surprises fans by releasing six tracks from her new album early after songs were leaked online.
Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.
Gary Ballance is recalled to England's one-day squad for next month's tri-series in Australia and the World Cup.
Fast bowler Dale Steyn claims 6-34 to help South Africa beat West Indies by an innings and 220 runs in the first Test.
Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.
A parliamentary committee warns ministers over UK exit controls, record-keeping and the use of a net migration target.
Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
Arsenal and Liverpool target AC Milan striker, QPR want to sign England man, Roberto Soldado apologises, plus more.
President Barack Obama orders a trade ban with Crimea, to show the US "will not accept Russia's occupation" of the Ukrainian region.
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.
Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.
The UN General Assembly approves a resolution asking Israel to pay Lebanon millions of dollars in compensation for an oil spill.
Colombia's Farc begins an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire, hours after the army said that the left-wing rebels had killed five soldiers.
The mother of seven of the children found dead in a home in the Australian city of Cairns, has been arrested on suspicion of murder although she has not been charged.
Millions of monarch butterflies have arrived in Mexico's forests as part of their annual migration from Canada and the United States.