The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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One of the panda cubs recently born at the National Zoo in Washington, DC has died, the zoo confirmed. No official cause of death has been named.
Are Australians more rule-bound than laid back?
South Sudan's President Kiir signs a long-awaited peace deal with rebels, despite voicing his reservations, after a UN threat of sanctions.
Shares on Wall Street finish with their biggest rise in four years as the chances of a September rate rise recedes - ending another rocky day of trading on global markets.
Comedy writer Armando Iannucci uses the Edinburgh TV Festival's annual MacTaggart Lecture to call for a stout defence of the BBC and British TV.
Austria's Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurz, says the Dublin regulation, which is part of the EU's asylum policy, is not working.
Tom Dumoulin is the new Vuelta a Espana leader after Australian Caleb Ewans won his first Grand Tour stage.
James Holmes - who was convicted of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others inside Colorado cinema - has been sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole.
Kenya's Julius Yego, who refined his javelin technique watching YouTube videos, says his world title is "unbelievable".
Sir John Chilcot attempts to explain the delay in his report to the families of British soldiers killed in Iraq, as they consider legal action.
The British family killed in a plane crash in Canada's Quebec province are named as Fiona and Richard Hewitt, and their teenage children Felicity and Harry.
French side Monaco sign Portugal left-back Fabio Coentrao on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid.
The Agora online black market has been taken down while its administrators attempt to protect it against a reported Tor vulnerability
Is Ukraine right to sell off its equine farms?
Federal Reserve official William Dudley has said that a US rate rise in September now "seems less compelling".
More than 22,000 people from across the world have gathered in the small Spanish town of Bunol to celebrate the 70th annual Tomatina Festival.
A 9/11 survivor whose photograph became one of the enduring images of the attacks dies aged 42 after suffering with stomach cancer.
A reporter and a cameraman are shot dead during a live TV interview for a local station in the US state of Virginia.
A Chinese state-owned engineering company signs a deal with Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, to build factories for his cement company.
Surgeons in London use lasers to diagnose abnormal tissue during an operation to remove a brain tumour.