The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Did Richard Nixon change the way people describe cancer?
A huge mural, painted by Rex Whistler in the Tate Britain's restaurant, has been restored as part of the gallery's £45m revamp.
Authorities confirm that a body found in the water off Miami on Saturday is that of a man reported to have fallen from a plane the previous day.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner returns to work following brain surgery to remove a blood clot and thanks well-wishers for their support.
But aircraft spending spree comes amid pilot shortage fears
A manhunt is under way in Paris after a gunman attacks a bank HQ and the newspaper Liberation, where a photographer was critically injured.
Thousands of protesters in Haiti clash with police during rallies to demand the resignation of President Michel Martelly over the cost of living and corruption.
Toronto city council removes most of Mayor Rob Ford's remaining powers as the embattled city leader refuses to step down.
Steven Gerrard says England are ready to show Germany on Tuesday how much they have improved since they last met in 2010.
Florida man George Zimmerman, acquitted of murder after shooting an unarmed black teenager, is arrested on charges he pointed a shotgun at his girlfriend.
The value of the virtual currency Bitcoin soared after a US Senate committee hearing where virtual currencies were described as "legitimate financial services".