The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Manager Manuel Pellegrini is "worried" by Manchester City's form ahead of Sunday's derby against Manchester United.
Israel faces strong criticism at the UN Security Council over plans to build hundreds of homes in occupied East Jerusalem.
Mexican archaeologists uncover treasures from Teotihuacan
The US mid-term election is projected to be the most expensive ever, and the BBC takes a look at where the millions of dollars comes from.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says he is confident in his ability after knocking Manchester City out of the League Cup.
The Australian government will not conduct a full environmental impact assessment for the disposal of dredge spoil on sensitive wetlands near the Great Barrier Reef.
Forty years since Ali took on Foreman in Kinshasa
Papers seen by the BBC suggest cuts to the Employment and Support Allowance are being contemplated but ministers say it is not policy.
QPR defender Rio Ferdinand is suspended for three matches and fined £25,000 by the FA for comments he made on Twitter.
Surrey Police apologises to the family of two women for returning guns to a man convicted of murdering them at a puppy farm near Farnham.
Edinburgh-based hip-hop trio Young Fathers win the £20,000 Barclaycard Mercury Prize with their album Dead.
Two health officials from the United States attend an Ebola conference in Cuba despite frosty relations between the two long-standing adversaries.
Rain has helped tamp down smoke from a creeping lava flow, which continues to threaten residents of a Hawaiian village.
Angry political hip-hop in the birthplace of the Arab Spring
Holders Manchester City are knocked out of the League Cup as Newcastle earn their first win in 12 attempts at the Etihad.
England bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson say they are saddened by Kevin Pietersen's claims of a bullying culture.
Profits and revenues from Baidu, often called "China's Google", miss analysts' profit forecasts.
Two RAF jets create a sonic boom as they intercept a Latvian cargo plane over Kent and accompany it to Stansted Airport.
Hidden camera captures the street harassment women face
Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by the Kilauea volcano are evacuated from their homes as lava hits the first houses in its way.