The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.
At least 21 people die when their bus swerves off a mountain road and falls into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, as 32 Palestinians are reported dead in overnight shelling.
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.
The French horn player who has no arms
Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city
The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.
How many men are paedophiles - and is the same true of priests?
Life on the Ebola front line
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes a look around a makeshift laboratory trying to battle the Ebola outbreak in Guinea.
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine