The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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The restaurant that greets you with a gun - and shots of vodka
China's Premier Li Keqiang says he is sure social stability can be maintained in Hong Kong, as pro-democracy protests there enter a third week.
The archaeologist who discovered Yemen's ancient treasure
Wales' draw against Bosnia-Hercegovina gives the side confidence for Monday's qualifier against Cyprus, says Gareth Bale.
Seven die in a stampede at a rally addressed by Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan in Multan, with around 40 others injured.
Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's cuts France's credit outlook to 'negative', due to concerns about the country's struggling economic recovery.
Luis Suarez sets up Uruguay's goal in a 1-1 friendly draw in Saudi Arabia - his first international appearance since his ban.
Stock markets across Europe and the US see steep falls as fears about strength of the global economy deepen.
Becoming the first artist to win the award twice, Taylor Swift is named Billboard's Woman of the Year.