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Samir Flores Soberanes: Thousands march in Mexico City over activist’s murder

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A man holds a placard at the protest reading, “Samir didn’t die, the government killed him” Thousands of...

Assam toxic alcohol deaths: 70 people die in north-eastern Indian state

Image copyright AFP Image caption The victims are tea plantation workers from the north-eastern state of Assam At least 70 people have died and more than 200 are being...

Venezuela soldiers abandon posts at Colombia border

Media captionVenezuela-Colombia border turns violent Soldiers from the Venezuelan national guard have left their posts ahead of an opposition-led effort to to bring aid...

Japan’s Yoshitaka Sakurada apologises for being three minutes late

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Sakurada, who was appointed to his post last year, has had to repeatedly apologise over a series of gaffes Japan’s...

Botswana mulls lifting elephant hunting ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Botswana is home to a third of Africa’s elephants A report by cabinet ministers in Botswana has recommended lifting a...

Venezuela crisis: Maduro closes border with Brazil

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Venezuelan soldiers send people back as they try to cross the border from Brazil Venezuela’s President Nicol├ís Maduro has...

Heckler & Koch fined for illegal gun sales to Mexico

Image copyright AFP Image caption The G36 is one of the world’s most widely used assault rifles A German court has handed suspended jail terms to two ex-employees...

Former Swiss officer Johan Cosar on trial for fighting IS

Image copyright Christophe Petit Tesson / PA Image caption Former Swiss soldier Johan Cosar, photographed in Syria in 2015 Johan Cosar went to Syria not to fight for the...

Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

Media captionDeadly fire sweeps Dhaka historic district A fast-moving fire swept through a historic district of Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, killing at least 78...

Burberry sorry for ‘suicide’ hoodie with noose around neck

Image copyright Getty Images Burberry has apologised for featuring a hoodie with a noose around the neck at London Fashion Week. The fashion brand was criticised by one...