The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Liverpool sign defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton for £20m - the third Saints player to move to Anfield this summer.
Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.
Is India's politics becoming less dynastic?
Sharp falls in China's property market
Fran Halsall becomes the first female swimmer to complete a Commonwealth Games sprint double as compatriot Siobhan-Marie O'Connor also takes gold.
Dozens of deaths have been reported in Libya, amid fierce fighting in Benghazi and near the airport in the capital Tripoli.
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris.
Boko Haram militants are suspected of carrying out two high-profile abductions in Cameroon and a church bombing in northern Nigeria.
England's Laura Trott wins gold in the women's points race, with Wales' Elinor Barker claiming silver.
Seventeen people are taken to hospital after a car ploughs into a crowd during a car meet event in Plymouth.
England captain Alastair Cook falls for 95 but Gary Ballance hits a century on day one of the third Test against India.
Musician Peter Gabriel says that his world music label can be sustained for a further 25 years, despite the decline in physical music sales.
The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia enters the port of Genoa for scrapping after a lengthy salvage operation.
Relegated Bradford Bulls cause one of the shocks of the Super League season, beating champions Wigan Warriors 16-8.
Lewis Hamilton recovers from a pit lane start to finish third as Daniel Ricciardo wins a sensational Hungarian GP.
England's Adam Gemili records the fastest time in the men's 100m heats to qualify for Monday's semi-finals.
Palestinian militant group Hamas announces a 24-hour ceasefire after Israel ended an earlier truce amid continuing rocket fire from Gaza.
Liverpool call off their £8.5m move for QPR's striker Loic Remy amid reports that he failed a medical in the United States.
Dutch experts cancel plans to head to the site of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, citing security concerns.
Dutchwoman Marianne Vos wins the inaugural one-day La Course race in Paris, with Briton Lizzie Armitstead crashing out late on.