BBC World Service
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 hour 41 min ago
Sweden's fourth in line to the throne, Princess Madeleine, marries US-British businessman Chris O'Neill at a ceremony in Stockholm
Two US soldiers and an American civilian have been killed in a possible insider attack in Afghanistan, the Nato-led force says.
Prosecutors in Mexico City say they believe the disappearance of 12 young revellers from a bar in the capital is linked to gang rivalry.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel beats Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix.
A four-year-old boy dies four days after suffering serious head injuries when a mirror fell on him in a Hugo Boss shop.
A dozen male train drivers in Sweden are rebelling against a ban on wearing shorts in hot weather by coming to work in skirts instead.
Ian Bell hits 91 as England beat Australia by 48 runs in their opening Champions Trophy Group A match at Edgbaston.
The UK commits to giving an extra £375m as part of a global agreement to help feed the world's poorest children until 2020
Sudan's president has ordered the stoppage of oil transfers through its territory from South Sudan from Sunday, state media report.
James Anderson takes his 235th ODI wicket to break Darren Gough's record and become England's leading wicket-taker in the 50-over game.
Google has issued a strong denial that it allows the US government to access its servers, following claims that the UK's eavesdropping centre, GCHQ, has been secretly snooping on Britons via a US spy programme.
The French government is to take steps to break up a far-right group allegedly linked to the death of left-wing activist Clement Meric.
Syrian state TV says government forces have captured Eastern Bouweida, the final rebel stronghold near the strategic town of Qusair.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama open two days of talks in California on a number of high-stakes issues.
Serena Williams beats defending champion Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-4 to win her first French Open singles title since 2002.
Red Bull's Mark Webber sets the pace in a wet-dry final practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.
Former President Nelson Mandela is in a "serious but stable condition" in hospital with a lung infection, but breathing on his own, a spokesman says.
A suicidal man started a fire on a packed commuter bus in south-eastern China that killed 47 people, state media report.
Seven people in Pakistan have been killed in the first drone strike since PM Nawaz Sharif took office demanding an end to US targeting of militants.
Chris Froome leads going into the final stage of the Criterium du Dauphine after Sammy Sanchez wins stage seven.