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Upset as Maldives ousts authoritarian president
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared a surprise victory in the Maldives presidential election following a controversial campaign.
'Bully' US helped attackers who killed 29, says Iran President Hassan Rouhani
The president of Iran has labelled the US a "bully" after an attack on a military parade where at least 29 people were killed.
Mission to rescue badly injured solo sailor stranded 2,000 miles out to sea
An international rescue mission is trying to save a sailor who is unable to move in a yacht drifting in the Indian Ocean and almost 2,000 miles from land.
'Little change' in Zimbabwe since historic election
When Emmerson Mnangagwa pushed long-time friend and fellow revolutionary Robert Mugabe out of the Zimbabwean presidency last year, he promised to deliver far-reaching political and economic reforms to a tired, run-down nation.
My home was burnt down because of my views, says Zimbabwean father-of-five
Zimbabwe's electoral commission denied there was any interference in the country's first elections since Robert Mugabe stood down last year, despite accusations to the contrary.
Christine Blasey Ford: Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to give evidence on alleged sex assault on Thursday
A US woman who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when she was 15 will give evidence to Congress on Thursday.
Cody Wilson, 3D gun printing pioneer, charged with alleged sexual assault on teenage girl
Cody Wilson, the US businessman whose company supplies 3D printed guns, has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.
Nearly $18m of cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananas in Texas
A huge haul of cocaine was discovered hidden in boxes of bananas donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
British 'IS member' claiming to be Birmingham pharmacist held by Kurdish forces in Syria
A Briton who claims to be a pharmacist from Birmingham has been detained in Syria on suspicion of being a member of Islamic State.
Planned demolition of West Bank village is 'ethnic cleansing', says chief Palestinian negotiator
The Palestinian chief negotiator says the planned demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank amounts to "ethnic cleansing".