The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.
Millions of doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.
Kurtley Beale is fined £24,600 for sending an offensive picture message to an Australian Rugby Union female team official.
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says striker Luis Suarez will make his debut for the club against Real Madrid on Saturday.
A selection of images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
Female peace activists think the strike could force men to end armed conflict.
EU finance ministers agree to David Cameron's call for emergency talks after the UK is told it must pay an extra £1.7bn.
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.
British comedian Matt Lucas will host the International Emmy Awards ceremony in New York in November.
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.
Austria finally remembers deserters from Hitler's army
BBC Africa looks back at Zambia's first five decades through its five presidents.
US TV network AMC, which aired Mad Men and The Walking Dead, is to take over the running of BBC America after a $200m (£125m) deal with the BBC.
Voters are going to the polls in Botswana in what is expected to be the closest general elections in the world's largest diamond producer.
Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.