The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Officials on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion are investigating if a piece of a plane washed up there is from missing flight MH370.
France says it is sending 120 extra police officers to Calais, as migrants heading for Britain say they will keep trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.
Facebook hails "strong quarter" as the company reports its monthly users grew 13% to 1.49 billion.
Dentist Walter Palmer apologises to his patients for the disruption caused by the backlash against him over the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe.
Ahead of the inauguration of Egypt's new Suez Canal, Sally Nabil went to take a look at the waterway.
Russia vetoes a United Nations draft resolution seeking to establish an international criminal tribunal into last year's MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine.
Twitter's shares plunge more than 13% after the firm warns it will take time to attract new users.
Dedryck Boyata keeps Celtic's Champions League hopes on track with a late winner against Qarabag.
England close day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on 133-3 after Australia are bowled out for 136.
England's James Anderson says he can improve despite taking 6-47, his best Ashes figures, on day one of the third Test.
A US police officer is charged with the murder of a driver who was shot in the head during a traffic stop over a missing licence plate.
The US central bank , the Federal Reserve, keeps its key interest rate on hold but indicates it is more positive on the US economy.
Chaka Fattah, who has represented Pennsylvania since 1994, is accused of misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars of federal, charitable and campaign funds.
British divers claim a second medal of the World Aquatics Championships as Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree win team gold.
Taliban leader Mullah Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, Afghanistan's government and security services say.
The inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash which killed six people hears that he "lied" on a DVLA form over a previous blackout.
Former BBC racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, dubbed the 'Voice of Racing' in a 50-year career, dies aged 97.
Only 26% of money spent and collected by Kenya's government has been approved in an official annual audit that noted "disturbing problems".
A Chinese shopping mall and the manufacturers of one of its escalators were to blame for the death of a young mother, investigators say.
A professional hunter accused of helping a US tourist kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion is released on $1,000 bail by a court.