BBC News - World
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
US fraternity banned for three years
A US fraternity is banned from operating for three years after Penn State University officials accused the chapter of hazing, drug use and harassment by its members.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 7:16 pm
Edmund pulls out of French Open
Britain's Kyle Edmund is forced out of his French Open second-round tie against Nick Kyrgios with a stomach injury.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 7:15 pm
Boss Advocaat leaves Sunderland
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat is to leave the club after guiding the Premier League side to safety this season.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 6:59 pm
Santorum joins race for US president
Rick Santorum, a Christian conservative who came second in the 2012 Republican primaries for president, launched a second campaign for the White House.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 6:49 pm
Fifa officials 'corrupted football'
US prosecutors accuse Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over a 24-year period.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 6:47 pm
S Lanka drops cricket officials
Sri Lanka's cricket body says officials accused of harassing female players have been removed but that there are "no grounds" for criminal proceedings.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 5:33 pm
Colombia Farc negotiator 'killed'
Colombia's largest rebel group says one of its peace negotiators, Jairo Martinez, was among 27 people killed in a bombing raid last week.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 5:26 pm
Kenya payout over birth control
A Kenyan court orders a private hospital to pay $48,000 (£31,000) to a woman who became pregnant despite having a contraceptive implant.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 4:55 pm
Lucic-Baroni stuns third seed Halep
Third seed and 2014 runner-up Simona Halep is knocked out of the French Open by world number 70 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 4:49 pm