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.
Kenya gives girls free sanitary pads to boost school attendance
“We are treating the access to sanitary pads as a basic human right.”
Botswana’s second president, Ketumile Masire, is dead
He died at the age of 91 after being admitted in hospital.
UAE accuses Qatar of leaking demands, foiling mediation
UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain wants Qatar to shut down Al Jazeera.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, others make Qatar demands; want Al Jazeera closed
The 13 demands must be met within 10 days.
‘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.
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.
NATO to help build security institutions in Libya: Stoltenberg
Jens Stoltenberg made the remarks after meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj.
Trump says he prefers rich person in charge of economy
The U.S. president says that’s the “thinking’ his country needs.
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.
Egypt sends fuel for Gaza power plant as Hamas links thaw
The delivery is a sign of improved relations between Hamas and Egypt.
New heir, 11 other decrees issued by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman (FULL LIST)
The Saudi monarch appointed his son heir to the throne.
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 King removes nephew, appoints son as successor
According to the decree, the former crown prince was also fired from his post as interior minister.
Israel ignores UN, begins construction on new West Bank settlement
The new settlement will be the first official one since 1991, Peace Now said.
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
Australia halts Syria airstrikes following Russia warning
Australia is a member of the U.S.-led coalition.
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”.
Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79 – Police
Five of the dead had been formally identified, the police said.
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.