The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Leaders of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party are among 69 people put on trial on charges including murder and belonging to a criminal group.
Norway summons the Russian ambassador after a top Russian official defied a travel ban by visiting Svalbard in the Arctic.
Bobby Brown tells an audience in Dallas that his daughter has woken up after being in a coma.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murdering his mother and sister on Merseyside.
A young cricketer dies in the Indian city of Kolkata after an on-field collision with a team mate during a club match.
Researchers from MIT have created a drone that can float on water and communicate with other drones
Stars of the acting world have paid tribute to Kevin Spacey at a gala event at the Old Vic as he steps down as artistic director.
Chinese stocks are falling after the government steps up stimulus measures and cuts bank requirements for the second time this year.
The Post Office failed to discover the cause of large cash shortfalls at sub-post offices before starting civil and criminal proceedings against sub-postmasters, a report finds.
The first opposition candidates in decades to stand in a Cuban election have conceded defeat.
A new species of glass frog has been found in the Talamanca mountains of Costa Rica.
All Black fly-half Aaron Cruden is set to miss the World Cup after tearing cruciate knee ligaments playing for Waikato.
Falcao agent contacts Liverpool, Saints eye Newcastle pair, Jose Mourinho pursues Hammers defender Aaron Cresswell & more.
Italy's PM leads calls for more EU action on migrants after the latest boat capsize in the Mediterranean leaves hundreds feared dead.
Australian police investigate a complaint of excessive force by one of the suspects detained in an anti-terror operation in Melbourne.
Islamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.
Killings of environmental activists have risen by 20% in the last year, according to campaign group Global Witness.
Japanese authorities briefly issue a tsunami alert after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake between Okinawa and Taiwan.
A Swedish zoo is sending 10 rare baby Cuban crocodiles to Cuba to be released into the wild.
Australia and Iran will share intelligence about Australians fighting with militant groups in Iraq, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announces.