The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.
The head of Guinea's Ebola mission says the government has started paying compensation to the families of health workers who have died of the virus.
Enver Hoxhaj becomes the first minister from Kosovo to officially visit Serbia since his country unilaterally seceded in 2008.
A well-organised Everton stay top of Group H ahead of Wolfsburg after claiming a deserved Europa League point at Lille.
Artists in Uganda are using motorbikes to carry and display street art installations as part of the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival.
A pastor who says he has lost 19 members of his family to Ebola has been speaking to the BBC.
Ghulam Azam, the former leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, dies from a heart attack a year after being found guilty of war crimes.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to strengthen the nation's terror laws one day after a gunman rampaged through parliament.
Police investigate a claim that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli "threatened" a woman who was taking pictures of his Ferrari.
The leader of one of Pakistan's biggest religious parties escapes as at least 13 people are killed in a spate of attacks in the Pakistani city of Quetta.
Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups up their bid for banana giant Chiquita after their initial offer was rejected earlier this month.
Small tags stuck to the undersides of baby loggerhead turtles are used to follow the animals' frenetic first hours.
Tesco shares close 6.5% down after the retailer announced that profits were overstated by £263m, £13m more than the original estimate.
British actress Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin, a stage version of Emile Zola's classic novel.
Increasing NHS spending in England by the £8bn health bosses warn will be needed by 2020 will be tough but possible, the health secretary says.
An EU summit gets under way shortly, seeking agreement on carbon emission cuts that could make Europe a global leader again in climate policy.
Everton fans are targeted with tear gas fired by police during clashes ahead of their Europa League match with Lille.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo plays down his individual duel with Barcelona's Lionel Messi in Saturday's El Clasico.
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TV star Miranda Hart announces there will be no more episodes of her hit BBC sitcom after this Christmas.