The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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A Christian official continues to refuse to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.
Hundreds of migrants are stranded outside a major railway station in Budapest after police seal off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
Nigeria is to deploy drones to monitor ships in an effort to curb the rampant theft of oil in the country, the state oil firm says.
A man is charged with murder after concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko was found with fatal injuries at a house in Manchester.
A woman who died on Saturday in northern Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, officials have confirmed.
A mother and her four children, who were believed to be travelling from London to Syria, are detained in Turkey.
Google has made a series of changes to the main logo it uses for its core services.
Syrian migrant's perilous journey from Turkey to Sweden
Manchester United complete the £36m signing of Monaco's France Under-21 international forward Anthony Martial.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith are among the British star names at this year's London Film Festival.
Reports from Lebanon say riot police are removing activists who had occupied the environment ministry in a protest triggered by rotting rubbish.
A Christian official has refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.
West Brom turn down a fourth bid from Tottenham for England under-21 striker Saido Berahino.
A second foreign suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, the Thai PM says.
The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.
Renewed fears over growth in China hit global markets, with the Dow Jones trading down more than 300 points.
India fast bowler Ishant Sharma is suspended for one Test following a row with three Sri Lanka players in Colombo.
A third member of Ukraine's national guard dies from injuries after Monday's violent anti-autonomy protests outside parliament in Kiev.
Fighters from the al-Shabab militant Islamist group overrun an African Union military base in southern Somalia inflicting heavy casualties, witnesses tell the BBC.
Portugal's central bank misses its deadline to sell Novo Banco, a bank created after the collapse of one of the country's second-biggest lender.