The Most Important and Interesting Stories in World News

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Whether they’re stories of strange animals, grisly crimes or interstellar drama, the world is full of fascinating developments that shouldn’t be missed. From a nine-year-old boy’s discovery of a previously unknown human ancestor to new details about how the ancient Egyptian pyramids were built, these stories are the sort that deserve to be at the top of your reading list.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan was dragged out of court and ordered held for another eight days on new corruption charges that outraged his supporters and deepened political turmoil.

PARIS (AP) — France is sending an additional 2,000 troops to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists, while the country’s military chief says President Emmanuel Macron is willing to discuss extradition of a fugitive Ukrainian general.

A Beijing woman whose lawsuit against a hospital over egg-freezing treatment has become a symbol of reproductive rights in China is rekindling the debate about abortion.

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The number of people killed after gunfire erupted near a Tunisian synagogue during an annual Jewish pilgrimage has risen to five. Two rival generals in Sudan are locked in a brutal battle for power that could lead to the nation’s fourth civil war in four decades.

These stories, compiled by our global team of journalists, are the most important and interesting in world news. They include news and opinions from the Associated Press, Reuters, United Press International and Agence France-Presse.