The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Ceija Stojka, a Roma (Gypsy) writer and artist who helped bring the tale of Roma suffering under the Nazis to the wider world, dies at 79.
A piece of luggage from the missing plane carrying Italian fashion boss Vittorio Missoni is found off the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.
Chinese brands tap Hollywood in quest to go global
Roberto Mancini says he does not have time to replace Mario Balotelli before the end of the transfer window on Thursday.
Brendan Marrocco he first American soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant.
Newcastle defeat Aston Villa to record their first away win of the season and leave the home side in the bottom three.
AC Milan agree a deal to sign Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli on a four-and-a-half-year contract.
Mr Obama said he wants reform to help the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the US to "get on the right side of the law", but the issue remains controversial.
The bodies of dozens of young men, all apparently summarily executed, have been found in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, rebels and activists say. This report contains some disturbing images.
Sunday Times acting editor Martin Ivens apologises to the Jewish community for a Gerald Scarfe cartoon which prompted complaints of anti-Semitism.
Bottom club Queens Park Rangers hold champions Manchester City to a draw, thanks to a fantastic display from Julio Cesar.
The independence-minded region of Catalonia asks the Spanish central government for an extra 9bn euros (£7.7bn) in bailout money.
Brazil's Congress will be asked to enact a new federal bill in an attempt to strengthen safety regulations ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
President Barack Obama says the time has come for a sweeping overhaul of the "badly broken" US immigration system.
The US Senate approves Senator John Kerry's nomination as secretary of state, after he was backed unanimously by the foreign relations committee.
A man is charged with causing the deaths of a couple who were knocked off their tandem bicycle in Bristol.
The online retailer Amazon has announced a fall in quarterly profits, despite an increase in revenues during the period.
The bodies of at least 71 young men, all apparently summarily executed, have been found in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, rebels and activists say.
The first US soldier to survive losing four limbs in Iraq says he is looking forward to swimming and driving after receiving a double arm transplant.
A US court approves the biggest criminal fine in US history given to British oil giant BP as part of a settlement related to the fatal 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.