The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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An exhibition of Henri Matisse's cut-out art is the most successful exhibition held to date at the Tate with more than 560,000 visitors.
Manager Alan Pardew retains the support of Newcastle owner Mike Ashley despite Saturday's 4-0 loss at Southampton.
Retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration putting 5,596 jobs at risk, as network provider EE joins Vodafone in not renewing its contract.
The world's biggest producer of canned tuna, Thai Union Frozen Products, is buying Norwegian seafood firm King Oscar for an undisclosed sum.
Dutch brewing giant Heineken has rejected a takeover offer from SABMiller saying the proposal is "non-actionable".
Two-time Open champion Greg Norman is expected "to make a full recovery" after he injured his arm in a chainsaw accident.
Europe's Rosetta mission, which aims to land on a 4km-wide comet later this year, identifies what it thinks is the safest place to touch down.
At least 400 drug addicts escape from a rehabilitation centre in northern Vietnam where they were receiving compulsory treatment.
Thriller No Good Deed, starring British actor Idris Elda, ends the four-week reign of Guardians of the Galaxy at the top of the US box office.
Sinopec strikes a deal with 25 local and foreign investors to sell 30% of its retail arm in a deal valued at $17.5bn.
A conservative German anti-euro party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), picks up seats in two more regional parliaments.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is spending a week governing the country from a remote indigenous community in the Northern Territory.
Bollywood stars join hundreds expressing outrage on Twitter after a top Indian newspaper published a photo of actress Deepika Padukone's cleavage.
The first Android One handsets go on sale in India, offering “high quality” features and downloads at a relatively low price.
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Russian wanted over Litvinenko killing takes on 'traitors' on TV
Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir prepare for an outbreak of water-borne diseases after the region was hit by its worst flooding in decades.
Kasia Madera reports from Poland on the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre, which has a unique opening roof.
The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, say local media.
The Invictus Games have been brought to a close in London with a sell-out concert at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.