The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Six people are in police custody after ex-Portsmouth player Sam Sodje told an undercover reporter he had been involved in fixing games.
A 15-year-old Egyptian girl released from detention on Saturday has told the BBC she intends to go back out to protest.
Colombia's largest rebel group, the Farc, announces a month-long ceasefire a day after an attack on a police station which killed nine people.
A month since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, thousands of people in Tacloban are helping in the clearance and rebuilding process.
Substitute Gerard Deulofeu earns Everton a draw and denies Arsenal a seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
Inspectors from the UN's nuclear agency visit the Arak heavy water production plant for the first time in more than two years.
Some 60 heads of state and government are to attend the memorial service or state funeral of Nelson Mandela, South Africa announces.
Arsenal and Tottenham are drawn together in third round of the FA Cup, while Manchester United will host Swansea.
Connacht earn the most famous win in their history as they stun Toulouse in Sunday's Heineken Cup clash in France.
Scottish singer Susan Boyle reveals she has Asperger's Syndrome after years spent believing she suffered slight brain damage at birth.
Television psychic Derek Acorah is charged with careless driving following a car crash in Merseyside.
Egyptian police recover an ancient statue of Tutankhamun's sister and wife, stolen during unrest in August.
A surprise strong showing by a new anti-corruption party in India helps to topple the ruling Congress party in Delhi assembly elections.
South Korea has announced it is expanding its air defence zone in the waters south of the Peninsula, overlapping a similar zone announced by China.
Fulham end a run of seven defeats by beating Aston Villa to give Rene Meulensteen his first win in charge of the team.
Plans to award MPs an 11% pay rise in 2015 are criticised across Westminster, with one minister describing them as "utterly incomprehensible".
South Africa holds a day of "prayer and reflection" for President Nelson Mandela, the first in a week of commemorative events.
A service of thanksgiving for the life of ex-South African president Nelson Mandela has been held in London.
Will Ross reports from Soweto on the memorial services that are taking place across the country to mark the life of Nelson Mandela.
Joe Root says England must show they are "up for the fight", even if they suffer a heavy defeat in the second Test.