The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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A powerful bomb blast has ripped through a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 71 people.
Danny Drinkwater's equaliser secures promoted Leicester a 1-1 draw at 10-man Reading, who move into the play-offs.
Pro-Russian activists have attacked another official building in east Ukraine, ignoring a deadline to leave or face eviction by Ukrainian forces.
The new India where skyscrapers overlook marigold farms
BBC News visited one family of farmers living on the edge of an Indian city to see how the changing landscape is affecting their lives.
A 13-year-old catching foxes with her golden eagle
First-half goals from Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente send Juventus eight points clear in Serie A.
Firefighters battle to control Chilean inferno
A Paris auction house cancels the sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering after objection from Jewish groups.
A journalist with Venezuelan television news network Globovision is freed, eight days after being kidnapped in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
Authorities say they will pursue hate crime charges against the suspect in Sunday's deadly shootings at Jewish community sites in Kansas.
A Utah woman faces murder charges after the bodies of seven babies are found in cardboard boxes in her garage of her former home.
A woman in the US state of Utah has admitted strangling and suffocating six of her own newborn babies.
Two bombs have exploded at a crowded bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are to use a robotic submarine for the first time to search the sea floor of the southern Indian Ocean for wreckage.
Parenting site Mumsnet and Canada's tax collecting agency say that hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug have stolen data.
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson denies his affair with colleague Rebekah Brooks breached professional standards.
One of Rwanda's best-known musicians and a leading journalist are arrested over their alleged links to an opposition group and rebels.
Stefano Domenicali resigns as the team principal of Ferrari with immediate effect after their poor start to the F1 season.
Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most successful Olympian in history, is to come out of retirement at the age of 28.