The son of a wealthy family says a laughing axe-wielding intruder killed his parents and brother.
Wearing bullet-proof gear, contractors removed the statue under the watch of armed snipers.
Rapists could avoid jail if they married their victim, and stayed together for at least three years.
France has voted in the first round of balloting for a new president following a divisive and unpredictable campaign that had 11 names on the ballot.
Sit down and tell us where you stand on the election.
She escaped with a broken jaw after the incident in Arkansas.
Emmanuel Macron could become the youngest ever president of France at just 39. Who else has achieved at such a young age?
Space station commander Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space.
A new theory may explain the background to one of the most famous works of art ever produced.
President Xi speaks to Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang said it could sink a US aircraft carrier.
A stampede in a tunnel at a German music festival in 2010 led to 21 deaths.
The police were guarding road workers in Chhattisgarh when they came under attack themselves.
The 19-year-old was volunteering at a track event on a suburban Chicago campus when he was struck.
Former child soldier undoes past, saving Congo's last remaining mountain gorillas
Polls have closed in France's bitterly divisive presidential election. Early projections suggesting who may have made it through to the runoff are expected shortly.
At the scene of Friday's attack in Mazar-e Sharif, in which scores of Afghan soldiers were killed.
France goes to the polls Sunday to vote in the first round of its presidential elections. The campaign has been dogged throughout by scandals, gaffes and surprises.