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    Algeria protests: Police 'detain top businessmen'

    Algeria protests: Police 'detain top businessmen'


    Five wealthy tycoons are being held in connection with a corruption investigation, state TV...

    Five wealthy tycoons are being held in connection with a corruption investigation, state TV says.
    Thai cave rescue: Two divers return to where boys were saved

    Thai cave rescue: Two divers return to where boys were saved


    Richard Harris and Craig Challen were two of the divers who came to the rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team in...

    Richard Harris and Craig Challen were two of the divers who came to the rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team in Thailand.
    Sudan crisis: Military issue protest warning

    Sudan crisis: Military issue protest warning


    The country's military leaders tell the protesters to take down their roadblocks in the...

    The country's military leaders tell the protesters to take down their roadblocks in the capital.
    Three of tycoon's children killed

    Three of tycoon's children killed


    Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen and his family were visiting Sri Lanka, where three of his four children...

    Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen and his family were visiting Sri Lanka, where three of his four children died.
    Who are the victims?

    Who are the victims?


    The victims include a celebrity chef and staff members at the Cinnamon Grand...

    The victims include a celebrity chef and staff members at the Cinnamon Grand hotel.
    'My heart shattered'

    'My heart shattered'


    Eyewitnesses of the bombing of Sri Lanka's St Anthony's Shrine have described horrific...

    Eyewitnesses of the bombing of Sri Lanka's St Anthony's Shrine have described horrific scenes.
    No street name? Simply draw your address

    No street name? Simply draw your address


    With few street names in The Gambia, people have to get creative about giving...

    With few street names in The Gambia, people have to get creative about giving directions.
    Inside church after the blast

    Inside church after the blast


    Almost 300 people have been killed and hundreds injured after several bomb blasts in the capital...

    Almost 300 people have been killed and hundreds injured after several bomb blasts in the capital Colombo.
    Top climbers die in Canadian avalanche

    Top climbers die in Canadian avalanche


    The group had been missing since last Wednesday whilst climbing Howse Peake in Banff National...

    The group had been missing since last Wednesday whilst climbing Howse Peake in Banff National Park.
    Tesla says investigating car explosion in Shanghai

    Tesla says investigating car explosion in Shanghai


    A video circulating on Chinese social media appears to show a parked Tesla car erupting into...

    A video circulating on Chinese social media appears to show a parked Tesla car erupting into flames.
    ICYMI: Greta meets Pope and other stories

    ICYMI: Greta meets Pope and other stories


    Some stories you might have missed this week – including this climate activist meeting the...

    Some stories you might have missed this week – including this climate activist meeting the pontiff.
    Bill Clinton: 'Columbine has a special place in my heart'

    Bill Clinton: 'Columbine has a special place in my heart'


    Former US president Bill Clinton speaks by video link at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School...

    Former US president Bill Clinton speaks by video link at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre.
    In pictures: Easter celebrated around the world

    In pictures: Easter celebrated around the world


    Christians gather to celebrate Easter when they believe Jesus Christ returned from the...

    Christians gather to celebrate Easter when they believe Jesus Christ returned from the dead.
    'People think we're hillbillies - we're not'

    'People think we're hillbillies - we're not'


    What do Americans think of people in other states? We asked people in West Virginia what's said about...

    What do Americans think of people in other states? We asked people in West Virginia what's said about them.
    Chinese school's car project prompts class bias debate

    Chinese school's car project prompts class bias debate


    A Chinese school's family cars exhibition has triggered a fierce debate online about class discrimination in the education...

    A Chinese school's family cars exhibition has triggered a fierce debate online about class discrimination in the education system.
    Russian priest posted to remote village over wife's 'sin'

    Russian priest posted to remote village over wife's 'sin'


    A Russian Orthodox priest has been posted to a remote village as punishment for his wife's participation in a beauty...

    A Russian Orthodox priest has been posted to a remote village as punishment for his wife's participation in a beauty pageant.