BBC World Service
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Thousands express solidarity with murdered teenage activist
Diplomats from Iran and six world powers are in Vienna in a final push to reach a deal over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Japan says it will resume its controversial whale hunt in the Antarctic ocean in 2015, but cuts its kill target by two-third.
Hong Kong bailiffs clear out part of a protest site near government offices after a high court ruling, but students say they will not resist.
No frills airline Easyjet reports a 21% rise in annual pre-tax profits, helped by strong growth in the number of available seats.
Court bailiffs in Hong Kong are clearing out a protest site near government offices after the high court granted an injunction.
Conservationists in Myanmar are fighting to preserve the former capital Yangon's distinctive colonial architecture.
The soldiers defending Cameroon from Boko Haram
Japanese shares led Asian markets on Tuesday after closing down on Monday on news of a recession in the world's third largest economy.
Giancarlo Stanton agrees the most expensive deal in US sport by signing a £208m 13-year contract with Miami Marlins.
The bodies of nine army personnel are recovered after their helicopter crashed killing all on board in northern Thailand, authorities say.
Arsenal after £24m midfielder, Premier League trio want Xherdan Shaqiri, Liverpool to keep Mario Balotelli, plus more.
Veteran Japanese actor Ken Takakura, renowned for his brooding style and stoic roles, dies of lymphoma at the age of 83.
The Indonesian government increases fuel prices by more than 30% in an attempt to save the economy more than $8bn (£5bn) in 2015.
A cull of 6,000 ducks is due to start following a confirmed case of bird flu at a breeding farm in East Yorkshire.
At least two security guards are killed in a suicide car bomb attack at a foreign-run compound in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, officials say.
Australia's international education industry will benefit hugely from a major trade deal sealed on Monday with China, experts say.
A man who shot dead BBC cameraman Simon Cumbers in Saudi Arabia 10 years ago has been sentenced to death.
Hong Kong bailiffs are clearing out part of a protest site near government offices after a high court decision last week authorising the move.
A volcano in Iceland has produced a river of molten rock that could cover the entire island of Manhattan in the United States.