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A growing number of people are returning to northern Iraq, according to a migration organisation.
US news host Megyn Kelly has confronted Donald Trump over insults that he tweeted, or re-tweeted, calling her a "bimbo".
India rejects Pakistan's concerns over a proposed law to ban maps or satellite images of the country unless they are approved by the government.
Japanese stocks open lower despite data showing the country grew by 1.7% in the first quarter.
A major Nigerian trade union says it will press ahead with a general strike on Wednesday, despite a court injunction against it.
A man, 72, was forced to fight off crocodiles with a spanner and spark plugs after watching his friend drown in northern Australia, his rescuers say.
The US raises its import duties on Chinese steelmakers by more than five-fold after accusing them of selling their products below market prices.
The US lifts more of its economic sanctions on Myanmar, following historic political reforms in the country.
Somaliland is not officially recognised as a sovereign state, but it has achieved relative stability since it declared independence in 1991, says Mary Harper.
Ritula Shah reports from California, the US state with the highest number of immigrants, on the current immigrant debate ahead of the presidential elections.
Did an Edwardian writer predict the internet age?
Houthi rebels in Yemen have carried out a wave of arrests of their opponents, seizing them at gunpoint and torturing some, Amnesty International says.