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Critics said the forced burial order was intended to target minorities and did not respect religions.
The disappearance of Melissa Caddick - who is accused of stealing from investors - has flummoxed police.
Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Aksum in Ethiopia's Tigray region, witnesses tell Amnesty and the BBC.
Wenatchee High School in Washington state found a creative way for their band students to practise safely.
A guide to the Democrats' package of recovery measures - and the odds it will pass Congress.
The Pentagon said the strike on Syria was in response to an attack on US and coalition personnel in Iraq.
K-pop superstars Blackpink have emerged as the latest force in the global fight against climate change.
The rugby league players performed a song from their balconies in hotel quarantine in Australia.
The case went cold after the man accused disappeared following a brutal 1999 gang rape in India.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
While Western sanctions may not help, China and South East Asia's influence may have some sway.
Protected land reserved for Brazil's indigenous communities is being traded on the social network.
Leicester are dumped out of the Europa League in a shock home defeat by Slavia Prague.
The murder of exiled Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 still overshadows US-Saudi relations.
But the booking platform warns it is still too early to predict how many travellers will return in 2021.
Shola Shoretire becomes the youngest player to appear for Manchester United in Europe as they reach the Europa League last 16.
The toy's maker, Hasbro, says it will drop the "Mr" to "promote gender equality and inclusion".
John Geddert, who headed the 2012 US women's gymnastics team, took his own life, officials say.
Greece and Austria want coronavirus-free tourists this summer, but other EU states have concerns.
Alexei Navalny's aides suggest the anti-corruption activist may have been sent to a prison camp.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores a dramatic late winner to help Arsenal edge past Benfica into the last 16 of the Europa League.
The star is offering a reward for the safe return of her French bulldogs Koji and Gustav.
LC "Buckshot" Smith, one of the oldest police officers in the US, says he has no plans to retire.
England captain Joe Root expected seam to be a "threatening option" before spinners dominated the two-day defeat by India.
Masses of dust from the Sahara Desert swept across Europe and the UK this week.
Two men are charged with supplying the bomb that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017.
England succumb to a 10-wicket defeat against India inside two days of a remarkable third Test in Ahmedabad.
Wildlife officials say the condiment is helping to break down tar ingested by the animals.
Mr Cuomo was once seen as a hero of the pandemic. Now he faces scrutiny from inside his party.
Scotland's Six Nations match with France is unlikely to take place next weekend after a further Covid case in the home squad forced its postponement.
Researchers are developing new technology to help reduce human-elephant conflicts.
A rebel attack on the government's northern stronghold of Marib threatens mass displacement.
After the death of the last male member of an indigenous group, his grandchildren take an unusual step.
A report describes how prisoners of war are used as slave labour to generate money for the regime.
Figures show Australians are moving out of the large cities in search of a better quality of life.