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British woman Faye Mooney killed by kidnappers in Nigeria

Kidnappers in Nigeria have shot dead a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others, officials have said.

House of horrors: Couple who tortured 12 of their children jailed for life

A US couple who starved and locked up 12 of their 13 children have been jailed for life.

Libya warlord accused of using child soldiers to fight forces of UN-backed government

The UN-backed Libyan government is under siege from rebels led by General Khalifa Heftar.

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy wins Ukraine presidential election by landslide - exit poll

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won Ukraine's presidential election with 73% of the vote, according to an exit poll.

Gorillas appear to pose for selfie with park ranger in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Gorillas appear to pose for selfie with park ranger in the Democratic Republic of Congo

A photo has emerged of what a park ranger claims to be a selfie with two gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Volodymyr Zelenskiy being president of Ukraine would be like Ant McPartlin becoming prime minister

Volodymyr Zelenskiy being president of Ukraine would be like Ant McPartlin becoming prime minister

Imagine if the star of a political comedy like The Thick Of It, or a prime-time show host like Ant McPartlin became prime minister.

Sri Lanka explosions: At least 207 dead and 450 injured in attacks on churches and hotels

Sri Lanka explosions: At least 207 dead and 450 injured in attacks on churches and hotels

At least 207 people have been killed in a series of Easter Sunday explosions targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.

Twenty years since Columbine shooting marked with vigils

Twenty years since Columbine shooting marked with vigils

The names of 12 students and a teacher who were killed in the Columbine High School shooting have been read out at a ceremony marking 20 years since the massacre.

He stood up to Sudan's tyrannical government. Soldiers shot him dead

He stood up to Sudan's tyrannical government. Soldiers shot him dead

As Sudanese soldiers fire live rounds at unarmed protesters, a young man stands his ground, then moves forward, berating the soldiers for firing at civilians, telling them they should be ashamed.

Anger over Notre-Dame donations as yellow vest protests turn violent

Anger over Notre-Dame donations as yellow vest protests turn violent

Protesters have voiced frustration that the effort to save Notre-Dame Cathedral is overshadowing the yellow vest movement's demands, as protests in the French capital turned violent.

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