The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
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Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels.
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier draws 110 complaints after rummaging through belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.
Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.
England captain Alastair Cook says he will not resign following the 95-run defeat by India in the second Test at Lord's.
Long-serving Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra signs for Italian champions Juventus for an initial 1.2m fee.
Codebreaking drama The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, is to receive its European premiere at this year's London Film Festival.
Dutch investigators examine bodies from the crashed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, amid reports of heavy fighting in Donetsk.
Two Americans killed on Sunday during fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip are identified, US officials say.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launches a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the foreign exchange market.
Experts try to save Syria's art from afar
Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.
The body of late US DJ Casey Kasem is transported to Canada amid a bitter family feud, a month after the star's death.
England captain Steven Gerrard retires from international football after winning 114 caps, describing it as a "sad day".
The Twitter accounts of the Kenya defence forces and its spokesman are hacked by activists protesting about corruption.
Seoul is planning to ban mobile phone ride-sharing app Uber just as the company aims to accelerate its expansion in Asia.
England slump to a crushing 95-run defeat in the second Test at Lord's as India take a 1-0 lead in the series.
Rodriguez close to Real Madrid move, Man Utd may target Daley Blind and Daniel Agger could consider Liverpool future, plus more.
Singer and TV star Tulisa Contostavlos's trial over drugs allegations collapses as the judge accuses a prosecution witness of perjury.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls attacks "anti-Semitic" violence that broke out during a protest against Israel's action in Gaza.
Relatives of passengers killed in the Malaysia Airlines plane crash are calling for the bodies of their loved ones to be returned home.