Brazil has announced that it will cancel or restructure almost $900m (£600m) worth of debt with Africa.Read More »
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who last week expressed concern about allegations of gross human rights violations by Nigerian forces fighting the Boko Haram Islamist sect, raised the issue with the country's president directly on Saturday, a U.S. official said.Read More »
At least three people have been injured by a rocket strike on the southern part of the Lebanese capital Beirut.Read More »
The BBC's Alex Duval Smith watched as the French convoy began its journey from Mali to Ivory Coast France has begun a key stage of its military withdrawal from Mali, four months after sending troops to push Islamist rebels out from the north.Read More »
The president of India's Congress Party, Sonia Gandhi, has said she is "devastated" by Saturday's attack on party officials in Chhattisgarh state.Read More »
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Brazil has announced that it will cancel or restructure almost $900m (£600m) worth of debt with Africa.
At least 16 children and their teacher have been killed when their school bus caught fire in eastern Pakistan, police say.
The Boy Scouts of America organisation has voted to welcome openly gay scouts, ending a divisive ban.
Both runways were closed at London Heathrow Airport after a British Airways plane made an emergency landing, the airport has said.
North Korea fired two short-range missiles on Monday, making six launches in three days, and it condemned South Korea for criticizing what it said were its legitimate military drills.
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