BBC World Service
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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A pro-Russian Donetsk rebel leader, Pavel Gubarev, is unconscious in hospital after gunmen fired at his car, causing it to crash.
Three minibuses are involved in a collision in southern Egypt, killing at least 30 people and injuring more than a dozen, security sources say.
Bankers' behaviour still needs to change following the financial crisis, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns.
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand says the national team would benefit if more players were honest about their fitness.
Opponents of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong try to dismantle the main protest camp, leading to scuffles with police and activists.
Indian disaster teams begin a relief operation after Cyclone Hudhud pounded the eastern coast, forcing as many as 400,000 people to flee.
Two suspects are arrested in Venezuela in connection with the murder of lawmaker Robert Serra of the governing PSUV party on 1 October.
Tania Clarence will not face murder charges over deaths of her three children at their London home, the Old Bailey hears.
Lewis Hamilton says that the world championship battle is far from over despite moving into his biggest lead this season.
Cash registers at Kmart stores in the US were infected with malware that scooped up payment card numbers for a month, reports the retailer.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is healthy, the country's ambassador says, despite the leader's non-appearance in public since September.
Renowned Kenyan academic Ali Mazrui dies in the United States aged 81 after being ill for several months.
North Korea's ambassador to the UK emails the BBC's Steve Evans about the country's leader and the UN allegations of crimes against humanity.
A 1901 self-portrait by Pablo Picasso is to go on public display for the first time alongside a rarely-seen 1969 self-portrait by Francis Bacon.
Dramas such as The Musketeers and Mr Selfridge helped drive a 5% rise in British TV exports, a new report reveals.
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa reopens the rail link between the capital, Colombo, and Jaffna in the country's north.
Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway says NFL players would cope with playing regularly in London.
KFC's parent company teams up with a Singapore investment firm to bring the franchise to Myanmar with the aim of opening the first outlet in 2015.
A new Dracula origins story fails to sink its teeth into Ben Affleck's US box office leader Gone Girl.
Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger plane in July.