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David Grossman

David Grossman wins the Man Booker International Prize for his novel "A Horse Walks Into a Bar".

David Grossman is awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his novel about a stand-up comic.

War in Afghanistan

A terrorist attack, involving a blast and gunfire, occurs at a Shia mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing several people.

An attack hits a mosque in an area of the Afghan capital Kabul dominated by minority Shia Muslims.

2017 Xuzhou kindergarten bombing

An explosion at a kindergarten in Fengxian, Jiangsu Province, China, kills seven people and injures 66.

Parliament of Japan

The Japanese Diet passes an anti-terrorism law that has been accused by critics as a threat to freedom.

Critics including UN expert fear legislation passed by Abe government could target ordinary citizens and deter grassroots opposition to government policies

European Union roaming regulations

A European Union law enters force, scrapping roaming charges for people using mobile phones abroad within the EU and the European Economic Area.

New rules mean EU citizens can call, text and browse the internet for the same price they pay at home.

Government of Serbia

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic nominates Ana Brnabic as the next Prime Minister of Serbia. If confirmed by the National Assembly, Brnabic will become Serbia's first female and lesbian Prime Minister.