The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Colombian Farc leftist rebel group suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.
Footage has emerged showing North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un's elder brother in London - attending two Eric Clapton concerts.
New Zealand dominate England's bowlers to move into a strong position after two days of the first Test at Lord's.
World number one Rory McIlroy misses the cut in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth after a second round of 78.
The chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year".
The Sydney Opera House has been used as a backdrop for a spectacular light show as part of the Vivid Sydney festival.
The Dutch cabinet backs plans for a partial ban on wearing face-covering Islamic veils in certain public places.
State Department releases hundreds of emails - many relating to the attack in Benghazi, Libya - from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email account.
Nicola Sturgeon calls on Alistair Carmichael to consider his position as an MP after he admits being behind the leak of a memo ahead of the election.
The Islamic State group says it was behind a deadly suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, apparently its first attack in the kingdom.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal "believes" goalkeeper David De Gea will stay at the club next season.
Shortcomings of the campaign against Islamic State
Britain's Kyle Edmund and Johanna Konta qualify for the main draw in the French Open at Roland Garros.
The observatory of New York's One World Trade Center, which was built on the site of the twin towers destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, opens for visitors this month.
Mothers with babies occupy a McDonald's restaurant in the Hungarian capital Budapest in protest after a woman was told not to breast-feed there.
British number one Andy Murray believes he is playing the best clay-court tennis of his career ahead of the French Open.
The Eiffel Tower shuts down for six hours because of a staff walkout in protest against a surge in pickpocketing gangs.
The European Union agrees a €1.8bn (£1.3bn; $2bn) loan to Ukraine - described as a landmark deal for a non-EU member.
Voters in the Republic of Ireland are voting in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
NHS trusts in England report a total deficit of £822m for last financial year, compared with £115m the previous year