The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Rana Jawad reports from Tripoli on the evacuation by the Royal Navy of Britons caught up in fighting between militias in Libya.
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59, his company says.
Chris and Gabby Adcock beat Chris Langridge and Heather Olver to win the Commonwealth mixed doubles badminton title.
Charges for medical reports on people in England and Wales who say they have suffered whiplash are to be cut in a bid to tackle the "compensation culture".
England's Lizzie Armistead and Emma Pooley win gold and silver in the women's road race at the Commonwealth Games.
China gives the first definitive death toll, 37 civilians, in what it calls a gang attack last week in the eastern province of Xinjiang.
Four people are killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in a village near Venice in northern Italy.
The natural wine movement in Italy says their product is 'true' to wine drunk in the middle ages but has caused controversy in the industry. Alan Johnson reports from Tuscany.
Eight Lebanese soldiers are killed in clashes with Syrian rebels who raided the border town of Arsal in Lebanon.
The Israeli military says soldier Hadar Goldin, reported missing in Gaza on Friday, is dead, as PM Netanyahu says its operation there will continue.
There are scenes of chaos as Islamist rebels from Syria raid a border town in Lebanon, killing members of the security forces and abducting others.
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Since a 72-hour ceasefire collapsed, bombings in Gaza have been intense and hospitals are struggling to cope with the number of casualties.
Campaigners call for clearer rules after a Thai woman was left with a Down's syndrome baby when an Australian couple refused to take him.
The defence contractor Babcock warns its Clyde-based workforce that Scottish independence could lead to job losses.
Will PM's Nepal visit mark a change in India's water policy?
Has Panama weaned itself off narcotics and corruption?
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Ashley Young hits a brace and Javier Hernandez scores as Manchester United defeat Real Madrid 3-1 in front of 109,318 fans.