At least 10 policemen were killed in clashes with the Taliban in the central Afghan province of Wardak, officials said on Sunday, amid fighting to wrest control of arterial highways a day after the militant group blew up bridges.
Indian police on Tuesday fired teargas and used water cannons to halt and scatter a march by thousands of protesting farmers heading for the capital New Delhi to demand better prices for their produce.
Families of the victims of the 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium crush in the English port city of Liverpool have had their complaint against a former police officer rejected as a top court drops all charges against him.
A Taliban attack on a military outpost in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday killed up to 44 Afghan police and soldiers, provincial officials said, as the insurgents kept up pressure on government forces.
Standing outside their yellow hut on a ridge 3,200 meters (10,500 feet) above sea level, two French gendarmes peer through binoculars at a group of foreign climbers making their way across a scree-littered stretch on what has become one of the deadliest routes to the top of Mont Blanc.