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The embattled singer surrendered his passport last month and faces 10 charges of sexual abuse.
The move is aimed at restarting stalled peace talks after months of anti-government protests.
The anti-immigration Forum for Democracy looks set to be the second biggest party in the upper house.
There is a lack of evidence for the cut-off point adopted by athletics chiefs, a BMJ editorial says.
New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons used in the Christchurch attacks.
The country's gun laws have been in the spotlight since a gunman killed 50 people at two mosques last Friday.
The remains of mountaineers who died on the world's highest peak are being exposed as its ice melts.
Maryam Gul says she has forgiven the man who killed her parents and brother in the Christchurch mosque attacks.
A recent power cut caused major water shortages, but for many Venezuelans, dry taps are nothing new.
The BBC's Fergal Keane went to Mozambique to assess the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai.
Patrick Shanahan is accused of frequently praising Boeing in meetings about government contracts.
Fishermen initially mistook the flat fish's unusual appearance for a piece of driftwood.
Aid workers say thousands in Mozambique are still awaiting rescue from catastrophic flooding.
On Thursday, millions of people will celebrate Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz. Here's how.
Beaches on the Indonesian island of Sumatra are covered in plastic - and some of it is being dumped there by local businesses.
Kenya's Lake Victoria fishermen are struggling to compete with cheap Chinese fish imports.
Russian officials are facing appeals from hundreds of families to bring back IS wives and children.
Italy is ready to let Chinese money build its infrastructure - but its allies remain sceptical.
The NZ prime minister has been held up as an example of good leadership after the Christchurch attack.
It's the first election since the coup of 2014 and seven million young people are voting for the first time.