The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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The US Treasury is criticised for approving large pay packages for bosses at firms that received bailouts during the financial crisis, a report says.
Six artists share their vision of how the future might look
People of Homs pull together in adversity
English football is told to introduce reforms within the next year or expect the government to bring in legislation.
Tiger Woods wraps up a four-shot victory at the Farmers Insurance Open in California, his 75th title on the PGA Tour
The idea the government may be able to discourage workers from Romania and Bulgaria from coming to the UK "border on the farcical," an MP says.
Manchester City hold talks with AC Milan and Juventus about the possible sale of Italian striker Mario Balotelli.
Egypt's main opposition alliance rejects President Mohammed Morsi's call for "national dialogue" as empty of content, after four days of violence.
Mali's tourism industry is an important part of the nation's economy, but the recent uprising by militant Islamist groups has led to a dramatic fall in visitor numbers.
Yahoo shares rise in after-the-bell trading after revenues grow for the fourth quarter of 2012.
Guatemalan ex-military leader Efrain Rios Montt will stand trial for genocide over the killing of indigenous Mayans in the 1980s, a judge rules.
A European court clears the Icelandic government of failing to guarantee minimum levels of compensation for UK and Dutch savers in the collapsed Icesave bank.