The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Why China is devaluing its currency
Leonardo DiCaprio is to work with director Martin Scorsese for a sixth time, this time playing one of America's first serial killers, Dr HH Holmes.
Nigeria's President Buhari appoints a committee to advise him on how best to tackle corruption and reform the legal system.
Two base jumpers who parachuted off New York's One World Trade Center have "sullied the memories" of 9/11 victims, according to a judge.
Egypt is the only Arab country with legal provisions for gender identity disorder patients, but despite this they suffer from social stigma.