The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 3 min 29 sec ago
Will Cuban talks change American baseball?
An Indonesian court will rule on Thursday on an appeal against the president's refusal to grant clemency to two Australians facing execution for drug smuggling.
The push to improve cancer services in England has "lost momentum" in the past two years, says a report from the Commons Public Accounts Committee.
A report by a global coalition of aid agencies says the United Nations Security Council has failed in its duty to end the four-year-long war in Syria.
The top US general says "there is no doubt" Iraqi forces will drive Islamic State out of Tikrit, as the troops reportedly enter the city's northern areas.
Floyd Mayweather claims "the world will stop" when he fights Manny Pacquiao on 2 May in Las Vegas.
Chelsea are dramatically eliminated from the Champions League as 10-man Paris St-Germain reach the quarter-finals.
Santander and Deutsche Bank fail US "stress tests" designed to assess whether lenders can withstand another financial crisis.
Canada health officials have confirmed 119 cases of measles among adults and children in a Quebec town, linked to an 2014 outbreak in Disneyland.
Bayern Munich are into the Champions League quarter-finals after thrashing 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk in the last-16 second leg.
The Greek Cup quarter-final between AEK Athens and Olympiakos is called off after a pitch invasion by fans.
What is going on in Australia's offshore asylum camps?
Iraqi security officials say government troops have retaken a large part of north-eastern Tikrit from Islamic State militants.
Jeremy Clarkson makes light of his suspension by the BBC as an online petition for him to be reinstated tops 500,000 signatures.