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Vote delayed after police chief murdered

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gen Raziq was a powerful opponent of the Taliban Parliamentary elections in the Afghan province of Kandahar have been delayed by a week...

Brexit: France’s Macron makes English faux pas over visas

Media captionMr Macron meant “start” but actually said “stop”, aides say French President Emmanuel Macron made a faux pas by saying in error that...

Amritsar: Scores dead as train mows down crowd

Media captionCrowds celebrate Hindu festival near Amritsar More than 50 people have been killed and 200 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in...

Marbella Ibarra: Mexican women’s football pioneer killed

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Marbella Ibarra’s funeral was held on Wednesday One of the main promoters of women’s football in Mexico, Marbella...

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia agrees deal over lack of licence

Image copyright AFP Image caption Work began on the basilica in 1882 The Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona, one of Spain’s most famous tourist sites, has...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Fox and Mnuchin quit Saudi summit

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish forensic investigators have been searching for evidence at the Saudi consulate US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and UK...

‘Fake death’ man’s wife kills self and children

Image copyright Weibo Image caption A photo of the couple with their eyes blurred has circulated widely on Chinese social media A man in China whose wife killed herself...

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish police search Saudi consul’s residence

Image copyright EPA Image caption The investigation team included prosecutors and forensics experts in white overalls Turkish investigators have entered the residence of...

Crimea attack: College shooting kills 19

Image copyright PA Image caption Russia has said the attack was an act of “mass murder” At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a...

Ethiopia’s Abiy gives half of ministerial posts to women

Image copyright AFP Image caption Aisha Mohammed was construction minister before becoming Ethiopia’s first defence minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy...