The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Victory in Indiana tightens Donald Trump's grip on the US Republican presidential nomination after defeat forces rival Ted Cruz from the race.
Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot asks the Supreme Court to authorise a corruption investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
A Chinese company is free to use the name "iPhone" on its handbags and leather goods after Apple loses a trademark court ruling in China.
What fizzy drink choices say about Philippines election
A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the city in the Canadian province of Alberta.
French fashion house Chanel holds a show in the Cuban capital Havana - the first such event since the communist revolution on the island in 1959.
Three hostages held by Islamist militants in the Philippines appear in a video pleading for their governments to meet the captors' demands.
The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil for the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio in August.
A boat of asylum seekers has reached the Cocos Islands, a remote Australian territory in the Indian Ocean.
The European Commission is set to recommend granting visa-free travel for Turkish citizens, but the plan faces opposition from some EU lawmakers.
A US Navy Seal advising Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq is killed in an attack by Islamic State militants, US officials say.
Some 75 million school-age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of educational support, according to a new report by Unicef.
Donald Trump wins Indiana’s Republican presidential primary, dealing a huge blow to Ted Cruz and clearing a path to the nomination.
Tackling polygamy, sex education and child marriage
Why Kerala is the best place to die in India
Syrian refugee students rebuild from Beirut
Home life in Cuba with the hard-drinking writer
The mending craze gripping New York
The football club founded by the World Cup's creator rises again
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz brands his rival Donald Trump "a pathological liar" after the front-runner suggested Mr Cruz's father was linked to JFK's assassin.