Two Canadians detained by China are also freed, bringing to an end a three-year diplomatic row.
The outgoing leader strongly endorses her party's candidate Armin Laschet in an unusually tight poll race.
Ministers move to bring in overseas workers as disrupted fuel deliveries lead to queues at petrol stations.
The alleged kidnappers are reportedly hung in public, a day after a warning executions would resume.
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen goes inside Kabul's main jail, where former Taliban inmates are now caretakers.
The Islamist militant group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack in Mogadishu.
Virginia Giuffre is claiming damages from Prince Andrew over allegations he sexually assaulted her.
The image of two-year-old Chloe Clem making a disapproving face was auctioned in cryptocurrency.
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The sportswear giant and retailer are struggling to source products due to supply chain issues.
The actor died after overdosing on a combination of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine.
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