The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar sign a deal, committing to end the conflict that has devastated the country.
Japan PM Abe under pressure after hostage killing by IS
Lionel Messi scores the winner as Barcelona twice come from behind to beat Villarreal and make it eight straight victories.
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One of Libya's most senior energy officials, Opec representative Samir Salem Kamal, is released more than two weeks after being kidnapped.
New Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony scores twice to take Ivory Coast into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
Tunisia coach Georges Leekens says the penalty against them in their Afcon quarter-final loss to Equatorial Guinea was an "injustice".
Australian al-Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste is deported from Egypt after 400 days in prison and later arrives to Cyprus.
Mark Ronson continues his reign at the top of the UK singles chart, notching up a seventh week at number one.
Ghana ease into their fifth consecutive Africa Cup of Nations semi-final by comfortably beating Guinea in Malabo.
A 51-year-old man is missing after being swept out to sea while scattering his sister's ashes in North Cornwall.