Faultlines exposed: Mourners hold candles at a
Faultlines exposed: Mourners hold candles at a "Dallas Strong" vigil outside the city hall in Texas, held in honour of five police officers killed by a sniper. The shooting comes as racial tension mounts in the US following the deaths of two black men at the hands of the police, in Minneapolis and Baton Rouge. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/LAURA BUCKMAN
Narendra Modi. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/TONY KARUMBA
Narendra Modi. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/TONY KARUMBA
Theresa May. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES/CARL COURT
Theresa May. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES/CARL COURT
An Indian parliamentary trooper stands guard during a curfew in Srinagar. Eight protesters weer killed and 200 injured in Kashmir after thousands defied a curfew to protest against the killing of a man who fought against Indian rule. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/TAUSEEF MUSTAFA
An Indian parliamentary trooper stands guard during a curfew in Srinagar. Eight protesters weer killed and 200 injured in Kashmir after thousands defied a curfew to protest against the killing of a man who fought against Indian rule. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/TAUSEEF MUSTAFA

AFRICA

• A ceasefire holds in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, after days of heavy fighting between rival forces left more than 270 people dead.

• Uganda’s opposition leader Kizza Besigye is granted bail after being in custody for two months on treason charges. His party’s defiance campaign has included protests.

• Zambia’s electoral commission halts campaigning in the capital for 10 days after the death of an opposition supporter.

• A Nigerian DJ breaks the world record for the longest ever DJ set. DJ Obi completed a 240-hour marathon at a Lagos cafe.

• An opposition presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Moise Katumbi, says he was poisoned as part of a government plot to kill him.

ABROAD

• A tribunal in The Hague rebukes China and rules in favour of the Philippines, saying China’s claim to sovereignty in the South China Sea had no legal basis.

Venezuela’s government seizes a Kimberly-Clark plant that halted operations in the worsening economic situation.

• Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe claims victory in an election for the upper house of parliament.

• The US will send 560 troops to Iraq to help fight against the so-called Islamic State.

• The EU criticises an Israeli law targeting foreign-funded NGOs, saying it risks undermining democracy and free speech.

• The Irish economy grows by 26.3% in 2015 following a flurry of foreign investment.

• Climate change is blamed for the death of mangrove forests in Northern Australia.

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