Wife of disgraced Mexican governor Javier Duarte held in London

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Javier Duarte resigned, then fled Mexico and finally was arrested…

Alabama abortion law: Judge blocks bill from taking effect

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US police hunt child rapist released by mistake from Georgia jail

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Is a new Arab Spring unfolding in the Middle East?

Image copyright AFP As the last of the Middle Eastern summer fades away, is the region…

Iraq protests: Upsurge in violence despite Baghdad curfew

Image copyright EPA Image caption The protests in Iraq over corruption and unemployment have been escalating…

Bulgaria fans’ racism: Racist abuse of England players leads to stadium ban

England players chose to continue after the game in Sofia was halted twice Bulgaria have been…

Boeing accused of putting profit before safety by Senators

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Philippines hit by deadly earthquake in south

The death toll from an earthquake in the southern Philippines has risen to seven, officials said,…

Lebanon’s PM Saad Hariri resigning amid protests

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Security forces, Shia activists and anti-government protesters clashed on Tuesday in…

Day of the Dead: Giant skeleton ‘crawls out’ of Mexico street

Image copyright EPA A giant skeleton has “emerged” from a street in the Tlahuac neighbourhood of…