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Tunisia extends state of emergency

The decision to prolong the state of emergency until 6 November comes amid a tense political climate ahead of legislative and presidential elections planned for next year.

Rwanda court frees Kagame critic on bail

Diane Rwigara, a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame, was blocked from challenging him in the August 2017 presidential election and arrested a month later for alleged tax evasion and forgery as well as for inciting insurrection.

Robin Williams memorabilia fetches $6.1 million

The Oscar-winner, movie veteran, stand-up comedian and television star was one of Hollywood's most popular entertainers whose death in August 2014 triggered an outpouring of emotion the world over.

Vettel won't 'commit suicide' as title hopes fade

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, whose hopes of pipping Hamilton to a fifth world title are quickly evaporating following the Briton's run of five victories in the last six races, refused to hit the panic button.