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Rescuers in Afghanistan are sifting through mud for a second day after a landslide that is feared to have buried at least 2,000 people.
British cyclist Adam Yates holds a one-second lead going into Sunday's final stage of the Tour of Turkey.
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams spends a third night in police custody in connection with the 1972 murder of mother-of-10 Jean McConville.
The leader of Thailand's opposition calls for polls scheduled for July to be pushed back, a move the government dismisses as unconstitutional.