The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 hour 33 min ago
At least 18 people are killed in landslides caused by heavy rain bury houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, reports say.
Police in Paraguay arrest a fugitive Brazilian fertility doctor, Roger Abdelmassih, convicted of sexually abusing 39 of his patients.
Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.
A doctor reports from the Ebola front line
Food import ban begins to hit Russian shoppers
The plight of Syria's refugee child brides
Series of bomb attacks rattles Santiago residents
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.
Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland
Breast feeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a study of nearly 14,000 new mothers.
New signing James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real Madrid but Raul Garcia levels the Super Cup score for Atletico.
The Islamic State militant group releases a video online purporting to show the killing of US journalist James Foley.
The man who says he's responsible for a million kids
The police killing of a second black St Louis-area man threatens to further enflame tensions, ten days after the killing of Michael Brown, 18.
Wall Street Market Report
Aaron Ramsey is sent off as Arsenal fight out a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off tie.
Former Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard has the suspension of his party membership lifted after disciplinary proceedings against him are dropped.
Manchester United reach agreement with Sporting Lisbon to sign defender Marcos Rojo as Nani returns to Portugal.
Britain's Andy Murray is seeded eighth for the 2014 US Open at Flushing Meadows, the tournament he won in 2012.
A lorry containing 15 people suspected of being illegal immigrants is stopped by police in Somerset.