The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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A two-month-old baby has been rescued from under rubble in the war-battered city of Aleppo in Syria.
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US government infectious disease labs mishandled dangerous pathogens five times in the last decade, according to a health agency report.
Sprinter James Dasaolu finishes fourth in men's 100m Diamond League in Glasgow as Yohan Blake pulls up injured.
Actor Dave Legeno, who played Fenrir Greyback in the Harry Potter films, was found dead in California's Death Valley last weekend, authorities say.
A magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits an ocean rea east of Iwaki city on the Japanese island of Honshu, the US Geological Survey says.
The Ukrainian president says his forces will destroy pro-Russian separatists who killed more than 20 soldiers in the east on Friday.
A World Cup hospitality company says its director did not flee a Brazilian hotel when police came to arrest him over alleged illegal ticket sales.
Legendary football pundit Alan Hansen set to make final appearance for Match of the Day this Sunday at World Cup final.
AC Milan and Italy footballer Mario Balotelli posts a picture of himself pointing a gun at the camera with a message "a big kiss to all the haters".
British Paralympic silver medallist Stef Reid sets a new F44 long jump record at the Diamond League meeting in Glasgow.
England suffer another batting collapse as India strengthen their grip on the first Test at Trent Bridge.
Actress Lindsay Lohan tells the BBC she will not miss any shows when she makes her West End debut in David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow next month.
Cocaine with an estimated street value of £25m is found inside plastic bananas among a consignment of Colombian fruit.
Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopian leader Hailemariam Desalegn has told the BBC.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledges to push for a new constitution if he is elected president next month.