80 killed, 231 wounded in Kabul bombing claimed by Islamic State
Most of the protesters were Hazaras, a Shiite minority from central Afghanistan.
Turkey’s Erdogan shuts schools, charities in first state of emergency decree
The first decree … authorizes the closure of 1,043 private schools, 1,229 charities and foundations, 19 trade unions, 15 universities.
South Sudan’s president gives vice president 48 hours to return
Machar’s spokesperson said the ultimatum was unreasonable.
Indian Air Force confirms plane missing with 29 on board
Media reports said four Indian navy ships were to take part in the search.
Trump accepts Republican nomination, vows to put ‘America first’
Trump vowed to be tough on crime and illegal immigrants in a speech on Thursday.
South Africa to appeal ‘shockingly lenient’ Pistorius sentence
Pistorius was sentenced in July to six years.
Why world must work together to ensure Africa’s young can thrive —– Bill Gates
“To exploit Africa’s potential, its young people needed to be given “every opportunity to thrive.”
60 killed in Turkey as government declares coup over
Authorities say more than 754 soldiers allegedly involved in the coup, have been arrested.
73 killed as terrorist drove truck into a crowd of holidaymakers in Nice, France
President Obama has released a statement describing the attack as “horrific.”
Cameroon committing horrific abuse of Boko Haram ‘supporters’ – Amnesty International
Up to eight people dying each month as a result of desperately overcrowded conditions in Maroua Prison.
Cameron bows out with jokes, May to take over as British PM
He was due to present his resignation to the queen at Buckingham Palace at around 1600 GMT.
Uneasy calm returns to South Sudan’s Juba after fierce fighting
Some businesses opened on Tuesday, after days of fierce fighting that killed over 200 people.
Saudi prosecutors bring charges over Grand Mosque crane disaster
At least six Nigerian pilgrims died in the crane disaster last year.
Ghana begins visa-on-arrival policy for AU member states
The country says the policy is in fulfilment of a resolution adopted at the AU Executive Council meeting held earlier this year in Addis Ababa.
Theresa May to become Britain’s prime minister after only rival pulls out of race
Ms Leadsom came under widespread criticism after she suggested she was a better candidate because she’s a mother.
Over 180 civilians slain in battle for Syria’s Minbij, watchdog says
Some 4.8 million Syrians had fled the country since 2011.
Scores killed in South Sudan fighting, gunfire erupts in capital
Neighbouring Kenya called for urgent action by the two leaders to move troops away from civilians and end the crisis.
Bin Laden’s son threatens revenge for father’s assassination – Report
Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by U.S. commandos in 2011 in a major blow to the militant group.
Massive killings mar Independence Day in South Sudan
The fight at the Presidential Palace led the U.S. Embassy in South Sudan to issue a travel advisory.
23 million pilgrims visited Makkah during Ramadan – Saudi govt
Over a million people were transported by vehicles.
Four police officers killed in U.S. ambush during street protests
The shootings happened as otherwise mainly peaceful protests unfolded around the U.S. after the shooting of two black men.