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FORMER US president Barack Obama has declined to criticise Donald Trump in his first public appearance since he left office, instead taking the opportunity to declare what he wants to do in the next phase of his career.
The Communist Party of Britain will not field any general election candidates for the first time in its history in order to back Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party.
An Egyptian court has handed down preliminary death sentences to 20 defendants on charges of storming a police station and murdering 14 officers in Kerdasa on the western outskirts of Cairo.
South Africa's ruling party will introduce an amended land rights bill in parliament in May after the top court declared invalid a law that re-opened a process for blacks to make claims on land taken from them during white-minority rule.
Maoist rebels have killed 11 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured seven others in an attack in central India.
Britons are buying fewer houses in Spain since last year's vote to leave the European Union, put off by a slump in the pound and uncertainty about Britain's future relationship with the bloc.
Moscow wants to protect human rights but has no reason to believe reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya, Russian officials say.
A police official says at least four security guards have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked their checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan.
US President Donald Trump has criticised North Korea's "continued belligerence" and says its actions were destabilising in a telephone call on Sunday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the White House says.
Top Trump administration officials are set to hold a rare briefing at the White House for the entire US Senate on the situation in North Korea, senior Senate aides say.