Otto Warmbier (middle) [Photo Credit: Know Your Meme]

North Korea says U.S. student’s death ‘a mystery’

North Korea denies a hand in Otto Warmbier’s death.

Sahel [Photo Credit: World Bank]

AU welcomes UN Resolution of joint force for Sahel States

The need to address the threat was aimed at protecting civilians, promoting peace, security and stability in the region.

A Kenyan School [Photo Credit: Aid for Africa]

Kenya gives girls free sanitary pads to boost school attendance

“We are treating the access to sanitary pads as a basic human right.”

Ketumile Masire [Photo: Botswana Youth Magazine]

Botswana’s second president, Ketumile Masire, is dead

He died at the age of 91 after being admitted in hospital.

United Arab Emirates (UAE) on map

UAE accuses Qatar of leaking demands, foiling mediation

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain wants Qatar to shut down Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, others make Qatar demands; want Al Jazeera closed

The 13 demands must be met within 10 days.

Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a serious fire in a tower block at Latimer Road in West London, Britain June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Police confirm origin of deadly London tower fire

The fire killed at least 79 people.

U.S. President, Donald Trump

‘I don’t have tapes of conversation with Comey’ – Trump

“But I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings,” Mr. Trump tweeted.

El Al airline [Photo: SeatGuru]

Court orders Israeli airline to cancel gender bias policy

Some ultra-Orthodox Jews observe a Jewish law that requires a strict separation between men and women.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egyptian President

Egypt to extend state of emergency by 3 months

The police killed seven persons in connection with the violence against Christians on Thursday.

President Salva Kiir [Photo: ChimpReports]

South Sudan lifts ban on foreign journalists

The war-torn country says it will not hinder the media going forward.

The Prime Minister of Libya, Fayez al-Sarraj and  NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg [Photo:]

NATO to help build security institutions in Libya: Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg made the remarks after meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj.

U.S. President, Donald Trump

Trump says he prefers rich person in charge of economy

The U.S. president says that’s the “thinking’ his country needs.

Queen Elizabeth opening the British Parliament [Photo Credit: CNN International]

First time in 43 years, UK snap election denies Queen Elizabeth traditional grandness

The monarch also travelled by car instead of the traditional horse-driven carriage to deliver her speech.

A Palestinian woman hangs a torch inside her house during power cuts at Shatti (beach) refugee camp in Gaza City September 15, 2015. Power has been provided to different areas in the impoverished coastal territory in six-hour shifts as Gaza's lone power plant shut its generators on Saturday due to a fuel shortage, energy officials said. Electricity is also supplied to the Gaza grid through power lines from Israel and Egypt. Gaza's plant provides electricity to two-thirds of its population. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem - RTS18OO

Egypt sends fuel for Gaza power plant as Hamas links thaw

The delivery is a sign of improved relations between Hamas and Egypt.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman [Photo:]

New heir, 11 other decrees issued by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman (FULL LIST)

The Saudi monarch appointed his son heir to the throne.

Israeli military [Photo: Fox News]

Israel threatens to use strength if war breaks out again with Lebanon

“If war breaks out in the north, we have to open with all our strength from the start.”

Saudi Arabia's King Salman [Photo:]

Saudi King removes nephew, appoints son as successor

According to the decree, the former crown prince was also fired from his post as interior minister.

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel ignores UN, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

The new settlement will be the first official one since 1991, Peace Now said.

Cops from Greater Noida have arrived with the victim at Sector 29 police station in Gurgaon.(Abhishek Behl/HT Photo) [Photo Credit: Hindustan Times]

Woman gang-raped, thrown from car near Indian capital

The woman, aged around 35, was abducted by the men from New Delhi’s satellite city of Gurgaon

Syrian fighter jet [Photo Credit: soL InternationaL]

Australia halts Syria airstrikes following Russia warning

Australia is a member of the U.S.-led coalition.

Winner of the Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award 2017: White House Correspondents' Association; Award accepted by Jeff Mason (President, White House Correspondents' Association, USA) / Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2017
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White House correspondents’ chief wins top award for standing firm despite Donald Trump’s challenge

The Freedom of Speech laureate says “Even in strong, established democracies reporters’ rights must be fought for”.


Teenager gang-raped, thrown from Indian train

The police said they arrested one of the suspects.


Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79 – Police

Five of the dead had been formally identified, the police said.

Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria [Iraqi News]

Jet downing: Russia suspends cooperation with U.S., to target American coalition aircraft

A U.S.-led coalition shot down a Syrian jet on Sunday.