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The bomber attacked the tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday. That came after the lower house of Afghanistan's parliament approved keeping U.S....
Members of OPEC meet this week. It used to be the world held its breath when this happened, worried what the meeting would mean for oil prices. But ex...
Iran, the U.S. and other world powers appear ready to continue talks over Tehran's nuclear ambitions. Negotiators have been meeting in Vienna....

World

BBC
A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in the US city of Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground....
The BBC's Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar reports from the Guinean capital Conakry on how some Ebola survivors hope to ease the Ebola crisi...
The deadline for an Iran nuclear deal is extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement, diplomats say....
The police and security services should get new powers to defend the UK from the biggest terror threat since 9/11, Home Secretary Theresa May says....
The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister say...

Europe

BBC
Switzerland's Bern Art Museum has agreed to accept hundreds of artworks bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt....
The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister say...
Ukraine's president says he intends to hold a referendum on joining Nato, in a move likely to anger Russia....
A Belgian mining firm "consistently lied" about the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in DR Congo and should pay compensation, Amnesty International say...
Jose Socrates, Portugal's prime minister between 2005 and 2011, is questioned again by a judge on suspicion of corruption and money laundering....

Canada

CBC
The goalie for the Gander Flyers made a big save just before the team took on the Corner Brook Royals in Gander, N.L., on Sunday....
A young man pleaded guilty today to one count of distributing child pornography, in a high-profile case in Halifax that has already se...
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's 'Dear Stephen' letters to Prime Minister Stephen Harper carry more than one message, writes Robert Fi...
A Parisian police officer, a French educational adviser and a Montreal police investigator were among the last witnesses for the defen...
As Rob and Doug Ford pack up their Toronto City Hall offices in the wake of last month's elections, scrutiny of some of their votes ov...

Australia-Pacific

ABC
Data from 4 million employees shows women make up just a quarter of those employed in the key management positions of Australian companies, and that w...
Australian Craft Brewers have asked the World Trade Organisation to act in a dispute over fair trade for small breweries....
A specialist warns a three-year-old boy who developed an ear infection could have died because of an overuse of antibiotics and the resulting increase...

Middle East

BBC
The deadline for an Iran nuclear deal is extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement, diplomats say....
An Israeli border police officer is charged with the manslaughter of a Palestinian teenager at a demonstration in the occupied West Bank in May....
The BBC examines why it is so important to broker a deal on Iran's nuclear future, as talks continue in Vienna....
A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary....
The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples...

Asia-Pacific

BBC
New Zealand musical trio Sol3 Mio talk to BBC Breakfast about their forthcoming tour and new album....
Many children were among a crowd gathering to watch a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday when a suicide bomber struck, killing at least...
Twenty-one human skulls are found in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, leading to fears they could be related to human sacrifice or "black magic" ri...
Provides an overview of Philippines, including key events and facts....
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney....

South-Asia

BBC
New Zealand musical trio Sol3 Mio talk to BBC Breakfast about their forthcoming tour and new album....
Many children were among a crowd gathering to watch a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday when a suicide bomber struck, killing at least...
Twenty-one human skulls are found in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, leading to fears they could be related to human sacrifice or "black magic" ri...
Provides an overview of Philippines, including key events and facts....
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney....

Business

BBC
The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister say...
BT is trying beat its competitors to the next generation of mobile services....
Telecoms giant BT is in talks with Telefonica about buying the O2 mobile network from the Spanish firm....
Shares in Petrofac fall by almost a quarter after the oil and gas services group issues a profits warning....
Aviva's shares fall 4% in early trading following Friday's announcement that it is in talks about a possible £5.6bn merger with smaller rival Friends...
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