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400 prisoners escape amid violence in Libya

400 prisoners escape amid violence in LibyaAround 400 prisoners have escaped from a prison in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.

Messi end for Leo as Salah makes best player shortlist

Messi end for Leo as Salah makes best player shortlistLionel Messi has been left off the shortlist for FIFA’s world player of the year for the first time since 2006.

Argentina to tax exports in economic ’emergency’

Argentina to tax exports in economic ’emergency’Argentina is introducing austerity measures and new taxes as it battles the effects of its deepening economic crisis.

Ariana Grande bishop’s ‘grope’ apology in full

Ariana Grande bishop’s ‘grope’ apology in fullThe bishop who apologised after being accused of groping Ariana Grande at Aretha Franklin’s funeral has said the incident is “not about the way that I meant it, or it went bad”.

Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishmentTwo Malaysian women convicted under Islamic law of attempting to have sex have been caned in public.

Fury over UK’s ‘unjustifiable’ foreign aid for India

Fury over UK’s ‘unjustifiable’ foreign aid for IndiaThe UK is to hand over £98m to India despite the country – which has spent almost the same on a lunar probe – now giving out more foreign aid than it receives.

Myanmar jails journalists over secret Rohingya files

Myanmar jails journalists over secret Rohingya filesTwo Reuters journalists have been jailed for seven years after being found guilty of breaking state secrets laws while investigating the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Huge blaze at historic museum in Brazil

Huge blaze at historic museum in BrazilA 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro has been engulfed by flames.

‘Horror story’: Richard Hammond ‘gassed by burglars’

‘Horror story’: Richard Hammond ‘gassed by burglars’Richard Hammond and his family believe they were gassed before being burgled while on holiday in the southeast of France.

Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen bus ‘a war crime’

Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen bus ‘a war crime’An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition that killed at least 51 people, including 40 children, in Yemen last month was “an apparent war crime”, according to a leading rights group.