Italy Resumes Trial Of Madrid Bombing Suspect
Italian investigators started presenting their case on Friday against a former Egyptian army member suspected of helping to plan the Madrid train bombings in 2004 that killed 191 people. (Reuters)
Obasanjo Should Resign, VP Says
The row between Nigeria's leaders has intensified, with the vice-president urging President Olusegun Obasanjo to resign "for breaking the constitution". (BBC)
World 'Lacks 4m Health Workers'
Four million health workers are needed to combat the "chronic shortage" around the world, a report from the World Health Organization has warned. (BBC)
Aid Sought As African Misery Deepens
The United Nations has launched an appeal for $426 million to help more than eight million people hit by drought across east Africa. (Reuters)
ANALYSIS & OPINION
Deny Him the Martyrdom He Craves
Zacarias Moussaoui should be nobody's hero and no one's martyr. (The Guardian)
Syria Breaks Taboo On Violence Against Women
Syria has broken a taboo by presenting a high profile study on violence against women, which found that one in four married women gets beaten - usually by her husband or father. (Reuters)
Caught In The Middle On A Volatile Border
Khalia Daoud squats in the shade of her straw hut with hundreds of other Chadian refugees, mostly women, children and the elderly. Her one-square-metre makeshift shelter stands at the edge of Sudan's porous 1300-kilometre border with Chad. (Sydney Morning Herald)
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