The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Carrie Gracie on what Beijing may be thinking about HK protests
Magical Girl wins best picture at Spain's San Sebastian film festival while its director Carlos Vermut also picks up the best director award.
Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski wins the World Championships road race in Spain with Ben Swift the best Briton in 12th.
Serbia holds a Gay Pride march in the capital Belgrade amid massive security - an event that was called off for several years due to violence.
Air France pilots call off a strike that has lasted for two weeks and cost the airline hundreds of millions of euros.
Russia's foreign minister says it is time for a "reset 2.0" with the US, while blaming the Obama administration for the poor state of relations.
The bodies of 31 hikers are found near the peak of Japan's Mount Ontake as rescuers search for those missing since Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption.
The party of India's jailed controversial politician Jayaram Jayalalitha names O. Panneerselvam to succeed her as chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
The RAF is drafted in to help with the search for missing Alice Gross, as runners taking part in the Ealing Half Marathon wear yellow ribbons in support.
An emotional Andy Murray praises the support of his family as he secured the Shenzhen Open after a "very tough week".
Hollywood actor George Clooney has shown off his wife, Amal Alamuddin, the day after the couple married in Venice.
Actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham says she has chosen to stop chemotherapy for cancer in November "in order to pass away by the end of January".
Russian energy giant Rosneft says it has discovered oil with its US project partner Exxon Mobil at a controversial well in the Arctic.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi "never imagined" scoring over 400 career goals while Luis Enrique hails the Argentine's "magic".
Chelsea have contacted the RFU about the possibility of playing at Twickenham for a season while Stamford Bridge is redeveloped.
World champions New Zealand secure the Rugby Championship for a third successive year as they win 34-13 in Argentina.
David Cameron says the defection of Tory MP Mark Reckless to UKIP is counter-productive, as the Conservative party conference gets under way in Birmingham.
Strictly Come Dancing beat ITV's X Factor in their Friday and Saturday night ratings battle, with the BBC One show pulling in thousands more viewers on both nights.
Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks the world marathon record as he becomes the first man to run under two hours three minutes.
Andy Murray saves five match points before beating Tommy Robredo to secure his first title since winning Wimbledon in 2013.