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Canada Election: Trudeau's Liberals Win But Lose Majority

Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has retained power in a narrow Canadian election win but he will now be prime minister of a minority government.The Liberals are projected to win 157 seats, 13 short o...

Johannesburg's Black Mayor Resigns Over DA Race Row

One of the most senior politicians in South Africa's historically white main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has resigned his post and quit the party over how it handles race.Herman Masaba was m...

Australian Newspapers Black Out Front Pages In 'Secrecy' Protest

Australia's biggest newspaper rivals have made a rare showing of unity by publishing redacted front pages in a protest against press restrictions.The News Corp Australia and Nine mastheads on Monday...

Afghanistan Mosque Bombing Kills 62 Worshippers

At least 62 people have been killed and dozens injured by a bomb during Friday prayers at a mosque in Afghanistan, according to a provincial spokesman.The force of the blast, in eastern Nangarhar p...

Mexican President Says Police 'Did Right' To Free Drug Lord's Son

Mexico's president has defended freeing drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's son soon after his arrest.When Ovidio Guzmán López was seized at a house on a judge's warrant in the city of Culiacá...

Mexico Drug Wars: Fighting Erupts As El Chapo's Son Goes Free

Heavy fighting broke in northern Mexico after the security forces seized one of the sons of jailed drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.Fighting raged for several hours after Ovidio Guzmán López...

Brexit: EU And UK Reach Deal But DUP Refuses Support

A Brexit deal has been agreed between the UK and EU before a meeting of European leaders in Brussels.Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker called it a "fair" outcome - and the EU Commission Preside...

Turkish President Erdogan 'Threw Trump's Syria Letter In Bin'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put US President Donald Trump's letter "in the bin", the BBC has been told.In the letter dated 9 October, and sent after US troops were pulled out of Syria, M...