BBC news with Jonathon Izard.
President Trump has made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan, his first since taking office. Mr. Trump said he had reopened talks with the Taliban, and believed they were open to a ceasefire. He told American troops at Bagram Air Field that their efforts and those of Afghan soldiers meant that the Taliban wanted to make a deal.
A row has broken out between two NATO allies, France and Turkey. President Macron said Turkey's military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria was endangering NATO actions against the Islamic State group. Ankara accused him of sponsoring terrorism by hosting Kurdish militia representatives in Paris.
The Conservative Uruguay senator Luis Lacalle Pou has won the president election, putting an end to 15 years of left-wing government in the country. Official results from Sunday's poll have not been announced, but counting has almost finished.
Researchers in Brazil say smoke from burning forests in the Amazon can intensify the melting of glaciers, threatening water supplies to millions of people. The scientists found evidence that snow and ice was being darkened, accelerating the rate of melting.
The police commander in charge on the day of Britain's worst sporting disaster at the Hillsborough football stadium 30 years ago has been cleared of the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans. The jury returned a not-guilty verdict at the retrial for David Duckenfiled.
Prosecutors in the Netherlands say they are investigating a father who kept his family in religious seclusion over the alleged sexual abuse of 2 of his 9 children. The situation came to light when the man's 25-year-old son appealed for help at a bar last month.
The World Health Organization says it's lost access to a key Ebola-hit community in theEastern Democratic Republic of Congo after 4 health workers were killed in an attack at atreatment center. A police investigation is under way.
European Space Agency's members have agreed to press ahead with the network of satellitesto monitor the health of the planet by tracking carbon dioxide emissions. At a meeting inSeville, the 22 member states approved extra-funding.