BBC World Service
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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A doctor reports from the Ebola front line
Sales at the Danish brewer Carlsberg have been hit by falling consumption in Russia and Ukraine amid the crisis in the region.
Two bodies are found after Italian Tornado fighter jets collide and crash during training, while the fate of two other crew members is unknown.
A selection of images from around the world
Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is freed following a court order.
Iran's parliament votes to dismiss Science Minister Reza Faraji-Dana, dealing a blow to reformist President Hassan Rouhani.
Pakistan's anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri has called on protesters to continue guarding access to all state buildings amid a massive sit-in at Islamabad.
Sunday Times photographer Paul Conroy pays tribute to US reporter James Foley, who has apparently been killed by the Islamic State.
Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.
The head of India's Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is arrested on suspicion of soliciting a bribe from a film producer.
A leading security expert alleges that hackers made use of the Heartbleed flaw to steal the personal details of 4.5 million healthcare patients.
A huge fire rips through the Nigeria Football Federation building in the country's capital Abuja on Wednesday.
Barcelona cannot sign players until 2016 once the current transfer window shuts, after Fifa reject their appeal over a ban.
An emotional President de Kirchner says proposed legislation will return control of its debt to the government.
Conductor Daniel Barenboim speaks to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark about how the situation in Gaza has affected his orchestra of musicians from both sides in the conflict.
Shares in South Africa’s largest banks have fallen after being downgraded by the credit ratings agency Moody’s.
Marina Silva set to revive interest in Brazil's presidential campaign
Violence subsides but protests continue over the police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, as 47 arrests are made.
Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.
The Islamic State militant group releases a video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, seized in Syria in 2012.