BBC World Service
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Court hearing sheds light on Guantanamo detention
The return of worries over global growth prospects sends the oil price and US shares tumbling in their biggest drop of the year.
As war and economic crises engulf nations around the world, migrants flee in search of a better life.
Are Indians taking up PM Modi's clean-up challenge?
At least 67 people have been killed in two suicide bomb attacks on a protest in Yemen's capital Sanaa and on an army checkpoint in the country's east.
Holders Spain suffer a first qualifying defeat for eight years as Slovakia secure a famous Euro 2016 qualifying win.
England make it two wins from two in Group E of Euro 2016 qualifying with a comfortable win over San Marino at Wembley.
The return of worries over global growth prospects sends US stocks tumbling, with the Dow Jones suffering its worst losses of 2014.
Take That announce that their new album, their first since Jason Orange announced he was quitting, will be released on 1 December and titled III.
The public health challenge posed by the Ebola outbreak is unlike anything since the emergence of HIV/Aids, a top US medical official says.
The mother of US hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has appealed to the leader of the Islamic State (IS) militants via Twitter to discuss her son's fate.
Uruguay receives the fist Syrian refugees and promises to cover the cost of a two-year resettlement programme.
Quentin Somerville reports that US-led air strikes on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane seem to have stalled an IS advance, as Kurdish sources say the militants have lost ground.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan threatens to sue a website that listed him as one of Africa's 10 richest leaders, with a net worth of about $100m.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif makes a rare trip to the tribal area of North Waziristan to tell soldiers they are winning the "war against terrorism".