Nayyab Ali is one of four transgender women standing in Pakistan's general elections on 25 July.
Neighbours say they had no suspicion that anything was wrong at the house where 11 relatives died.
Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.
Maria Butina, a Russian pro-gun activist with ties to a Russian banker and former senator, has been held in the USA pending trial on conspiracy charges.
The Trump administration wants to scrap automatic federal protection for threatened plants and animals, a move that would anger environmentalists but please industry. A proposal unveiled Thursday would no longer grant threatened species the same instant protection given to endangered species. It would also limit what can be declared a critical habitat for such plants and animals. Officials with the Interior Department and Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that they wanted to… Read Full Article
During her Belfast visit Theresa May is expected to say a plan agreed at Chequers will work for NI.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. The EPA's Office of Inspector General said in a report released Thursday that slow response from the agency exposed residents to lead-tainted water for far too long. Flint's water was tainted for at least 18 months after the city switched its water supply from the Detroit water system to the Flint River as a cost-cutting measure. The… Read Full Article