The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 7 min 53 sec ago
The head of the UK's national anti-doping agency says the body is is "in jeopardy" because of potential government funding cuts.
South Africa President Jacob Zuma rules out any increases in university tuition fees for next year after more than a week of protests by students.
Joe Root hits 76 not out and Alastair Cook 65 as England close on 182-3 after bowling Pakistan out for 378 in the second Test.
The head of TalkTalk says she has received an email demanding a ransom from a group purporting to be behind the cyber-attack suffered by the company.
Australia pair David Pocock and Israel Folau return to the side for Sunday's World Cup semi-final with Argentina.
Paul Ryan sets aside some initial reluctance and announces he is going to run for speaker of the US House of Representatives.
Jose Mourinho's legal team are "closely monitoring" reports of an incident in which the Chelsea boss allegedly shoved a boy.
India's literary council condemns recent attacks on writers, while about 100 writers stage a march against what they call rising intolerance.
Slovenia asks the EU for extra police and equipment as it struggles with thousands of migrants entering from Croatia.
Police in Pretoria fire stun grenades and use water cannon to try and prevent protesters breaking into the seat of government there.
Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee says he is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race.
China cuts its one-year benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.35%, the central bank announces.
South African police fire stun grenades as thousands of students gather in the capital, Pretoria, where the president is meeting their leaders over tuition fees.
A pilot whose helicopter crashed onto the Clutha bar in Glasgow, killing 10 people, did not follow protocol and flew on despite low fuel warnings, it emerges.
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby in the Premier League between Sunderland and Newcastle.
One person is shot dead and two others wounded in a shooting incident at Tennessee State University in Nashville, US police say.
Warmer temperatures are threatening to shrink the habitat of the snow leopard, the big cat already struggling against extinction, a report says.