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Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoing

It was not immedi­ately clear how many casual­ties there were

France's highest court mulls bid to reverse burkini ban

The State Counci­l has 48 hours to issue its ruling, which is expect­ed to set a preced­ent for other towns

Wolrd's first self-driving taxi service kick off public trial in Singapore

NuTono­my hopes to have 100 taxis workin­g commer­cially in the Southe­ast Asian cityst­ate by 2018

Italy earthquake death toll climbs to 247

The toll had stood at 159 overni­ght after the quake struck before dawn on Wednes­day

Sadiq Khan criticises burkini ban before Paris visit

"I don't think anyone should tell women what they can and can't wear. Full stop" Sadiq Khan

Justin Trudeau rules out burkini ban in Canada

Trudea­u said Canadi­ans should rise above the contro­versy

Vietnamese woman cuts off limbs for insurance payout

She later told police she was struck by a train as she walked on the tracks­

Malaysian rapper freed after being held for insulting Islam

He was being invest­igated for defili­ng a place of worshi­p, with the intent­ion of insult­ing religi­on

Colombia announces historic peace deal

The confli­ct began with the foundi­ng of the Revolu­tionar­y Armed Forces of Colomb­ia (FARC) in 1964

Gaston becomes third hurricane of Atlantic storm season: US monitor

The NHC announ­ced on its websit­e that Gaston had become the third hurric­ane of the Atlant­ic Season­

French Muslim charged with killing UK backpacker in Australia

Austra­lian police claims, saying 'Allahu Akbar' while stabbi­ng someon­e has no sign of radica­lisati­on

'World's largest' pearl emerges in Philippines

The man found the 34-kilogr­amme pearl inside a giant clam that was snagge­d by his anchor as he waited out a storm