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Nairobi building collapse: People missing as residents join search

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Witnesses said the building had been condemned Several people are reported missing after a seven-storey building collapsed on...

Iraq displaced hit by food poisoning in camp near Mosul

Image copyright UNHCR/Amira Abd El Khalak Image caption Staff at the camp are checking the health of younger residents Hundreds of people have fallen ill and a child has...

China Eastern plane lands at Sydney with hole in engine

Image copyright EPA Image caption The hole in the engine casing of the Airbus A330 was discovered shortly after take-off A China Eastern Airlines plane has had to turn...

Putin critic Alexei Navalny ‘detained’ before Moscow protest

Image copyright @navalny/Twitter Image caption An image shared on Twitter appears to show Alexei Navalny (in the pale blue shirt) being detained by the authorities...

France election: Macron party set for big parliamentary win

Image copyright EPA Image caption Emmanuel Macron needs a strong majority to push through his reforms The centrist party of French President Emmanuel Macron looks on...

Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Jamaica in emotional farewell

Bolt holds the 100m world record with a time of 9.58 seconds Usain Bolt marked an emotional farewell at a sell-out stadium in Jamaica by winning his final 100m on home...

France returns to polls to elect new parliament

Image copyright AFP Image caption The French parliamentary elections are held in two rounds French voters are heading to the polls to pick their new MPs, a month after...

Gaddafi’s son Saif freed in Libya

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Saif al-Islam Gaddafi (pictured in 2011) was sentenced to death by a court in Tripoli in 2015 Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of...

Japanese fugitive on the run for 45 years is arrested

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police say they have confirmed the identity of Mr Osaka through DNA tests For one suspected murderer in Japan, it has been a case of...

North Korea fires land-to-sea missiles, says South Korea

North Korea has fired land-to-ship missiles, South Korea’s military says. They were launched on Thursday morning local time (Wednesday evening GMT) from the city...