The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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A missing London schoolgirl who travelled to Syria ahead of her three friends is named by her father as 15-year-old Sharmeena Begum, from Bethnal Green.
Wales keep their Six Nations title hopes alive and shatter Ireland's Grand Slam hopes with a gripping 23-16 win in Cardiff.
Sunderland are criticised after starting the second half of their match against Aston Villa with 10 men.
Robert Lewandowski scores twice as Bayern Munich win a sixth straight Bundesliga match to go 14 points clear at the top.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu leaves hospital in South Africa following throat surgery.
Three members of the Ajax youth team have been suspended as police investigate an alleged beating of a female officer.
Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale appeals for international help after Cyclone Pam causes widespread destruction in the Pacific island archipelago.
QPR's relegation woes deepen after they slump to defeat at Crystal Palace and an eighth Premier League loss in nine games.
An eagle flies from the world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, while a camera on its back live streams the footage.
Police in eastern India are searching for a group of men who ransacked a convent school and gang-raped an elderly nun.
A report on Russia's role in the Ukraine conflict - compiled by murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov - will be released in April, his ally tells the BBC.