The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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The final day of Lollapalooza music festival ends early after a second severe storm threatened Chicago.
Heavy monsoon rains in India kill more than 100 people in the past week and force tens of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, India's home ministry has said.
Police release images of five men who were in the crowd during the Hillsborough disaster and could have "important information" .
A teenager who was attacked at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem last week dies from her injuries.
A hitchhiking robot, HitchBOT, who has spent weeks travelling around Europe and Canada is smashed to pieces two weeks after arriving in the United States.
Bra-wearing men and women stage a protest in Hong Kong after a woman is jailed for assaulting a police officer with her breast.
Factory activity in the world's second largest economy, China, shrank the most in two years in July as new orders fell more than expected.
BBC weather presenter Ben Rich explains why Myanmar has seen so much rainfall and where the bad weather is heading next.
Chinese lions, oranges and drummers help BBC Newsday presenters Rico Hizon and Sharanjit Leyl, celebrate the opening of the BBC's new studio in Singapore.
Nigeria's army says it has rescued 178 people, more than 100 of them children, from Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country.
Tackling gang violence in El Salvador with faith and factories
What does it take to be an ethical hacker?
The speaker of the lower house of the Australian parliament, Bronwyn Bishop, resigns over an expenses scandal.
India's roadside tea seller who hawks his novels on Amazon
Atari's founder on treating business like a game
Which was the best travel photograph of the year?
How a group of grannies funded their first trip to the sea
Barnardo's receives £3m to fund a team of specialists to tackle child sex abuse in South Yorkshire.
A group of former prisoners in South Africa are teaching other prisoners how to code, to help them find work on the outside.
The Russian defence ministry grounds its fleet of Mi-28 attack helicopters after a fatal accident at an air show on Sunday.