BBC World Service
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Prime Minister David Cameron insists the government's position on Iraq is "clear" and says the UK will not deploy "boots on the ground".
Norway's Statoil partners with Russian state energy giant Rosneft to search for oil in the Arctic, despite Western sanctions against Moscow.
Many people died when rockets and mortars hit vehicles moving refugees from the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military says.
England call up Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales for the one-day series against India starting next week.
A major US hospital group said it was the victim of a cyber-attack resulting in the theft of 4.5 million people's personal data.
Ofcom opens investigation into a Sky News report in which Colin Brazier rummaged through belongings at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine.
Three men are found guilty of murdering a mother who was shot dead while out celebrating her 24th birthday in north-west London.
The EU announces emergency funding of 125m euros (£100m) for fruit and vegetable growers hit by Russian sanctions targeting Western food.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Legia Warsaw's bid to be provisionally reinstated in the Champions League.
Libya's government says it does not know who was behind reported air strikes carried out overnight by unidentified war planes on the capital Tripoli.
Man United's £100m bid for Angel Di Maria, Southampton want Alvaro Gonzalez, Ezequiel Lavezzi on the market, plus more.
Heavily armed men in northern Paris attack a convoy of cars belonging to a Saudi prince, stealing 250,000 euros (£200,000; $330,000), police say.
Crystal Palace have been fined by the Premier League for their involvement in last season's so-called 'spygate' incident with Cardiff City.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange suggests he will "soon" leave London's Ecuadorean embassy but a spokesman for the website says the UK must first call off its "siege".
A takeover battle involving US dollar stores becomes a three-way fight after Dollar General unveils a $9.7bn bid for a rival chain.
Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulls out of the US Open after failing to recover from a wrist injury.
The US state of Missouri is deploying the National Guard to Ferguson as protests escalate over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
Every new domestic policy will be "examined for its impact on the family", and as a result age ratings could be put on online music videos, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
The German ambassador to Turkey is called to the foreign ministry over reports that Germany spied on Turkish officials.
Rwanda will appeal against the decision to disqualify them from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers for fielding an ineligible player.