SHOCK AND HORROR: Mourners at a vigil in San Diego, California pay tribute to the victims of a shooting in Orlando, Florida at the weekend. Fifty people died when a gunman opened fire inside  Pulse nightclub, in the worst shooting incident on US soil.  Investigators had not yet determined whether the shooter had acted alone. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/SANDY HUFFAKER
SHOCK AND HORROR: Mourners at a vigil in San Diego, California pay tribute to the victims of a shooting in Orlando, Florida at the weekend. Fifty people died when a gunman opened fire inside Pulse nightclub, in the worst shooting incident on US soil. Investigators had not yet determined whether the shooter had acted alone. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/SANDY HUFFAKER
Yingluck Shinawatra. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT
Yingluck Shinawatra. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT
A brawl broke out between football fans in the French city of Marseille ahead of England’s European Championship clash with Russia. Bare-chested English and Russian supporters hurled bistro chairs and bottles at each other. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET
A brawl broke out between football fans in the French city of Marseille ahead of England’s European Championship clash with Russia. Bare-chested English and Russian supporters hurled bistro chairs and bottles at each other. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage goes on the campaign trail in support of Britain’s exit from the European Union. Britons will decide their fate in a  knife-edge referendum next week. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/CHRIS RATCLIFFE
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage goes on the campaign trail in support of Britain’s exit from the European Union. Britons will decide their fate in a knife-edge referendum next week. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/CHRIS RATCLIFFE

AFRICA

• Chad’s former ruler, Hissène Habré, appeals against his conviction for crimes against humanity and war crimes.

Rwanda sends about 400 Burundians back to their own country, accusing some of them of espionage and of fuelling tensions.

• The Niger Delta Avengers group rejects calls to end attacks on Nigerian oil facilities and to enter into talks with government.

• Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of attacking its border, but officials in Addis Ababa say they have no knowledge of the reported fighting.

• Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo demand that President Joseph Kabila quit when his term expires.

• Forces allied with Libya’s unity government recapture the port of Sirte from the Islamic State group.

ABROAD

• Mexico struggles to stem the flow of Central American migrants travelling to the US ahead of the US presidential election, causing concern in Washington.

• Police in Bahrain detain Nabeel Rajab, a prominent rights activists in the Arab world, nearly a year after he was freed from prison.

• Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro says the opposition will have to wait until next year to hold a referendum to oust him.

• Police in Bangladesh arrest 5,000 people in an effort to stop a wave of attacks on minorities and activists.

• On a visit to China, German chancellor Angela Merkel stresses the role of an independent judiciary and the need for a level playing field for foreign firms.

• Microsoft buys LinkedIn for US$26bn.

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