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Barcelona van attacker may still be alive, on the run: police
BARCELONA (Reuters) - The driver of the van that plowed into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, may still be alive and at large, Spanish police said on Friday, denying earlier media reports that he had been shot dead in a Catalan seaside resort.

Two dead, eight wounded in knife attack in Finland
TURKU, Finland (Reuters) - A man with a knife killed two people and wounded eight others in a stabbing rampage in a market square in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday, police said.

Trump makes no decision on Afghanistan strategy
HAGERSTOWN, Md./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump reviewed an array of options for a strategy on Afghanistan with his top national security aides, but made no decision on whether he would commit more troops to America's longest war.

Venezuela's constituent assembly assumes power to legislate
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's new legislative superbody on Friday gave itself the power to pass laws, superseding the opposition-led congress and fueling criticism by government adversaries that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is consolidating a dictatorship.

Ukraine plant sucked into North Korea missile row has fallen on hard times
DNIPRO, Ukraine (Reuters) - The wall around the Yuzhmash rocket factory in east Ukraine is in places overgrown with weeds, a sign of hard times at a plant which a new study says could be the source of engines that power North Korean missiles.

Exclusive: Mexico's top diplomat visits Cuba to seek help on Venezuela crisis
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's foreign minister is in Havana hoping to persuade Cuba, one of Venezuela's top allies, to help resolve the tense political situation in the beleaguered South American nation, according to a senior Mexican official briefed about the trip.

South Africa has granted Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity: source
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model, a security source said on Friday.

Kenyan opposition files case at Supreme Court challenging election results

Congo landslide death toll likely to rise over 200: Ituri vice governor

Yemen violence worsening, more access to north needed: U.N.