Don’t withdraw from ICC, UN urges South Africa, Gambia, Burundi
“I regret these steps, which could send a wrong message on these countries commitment to justice.”
Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012
The sailors were from China, the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Taiwan.
Somalia’s “al-Shabaab’’ seizes third town this month after peacekeepers withdraw
A militant spokesman and a local official said it is the third city to fall to insurgents this month.
Japanese suicide pensioner blows himself up in park, injures three others
Japan has one of the world’s highest suicide rates.
14 migrants dead, 5,700 rescued in 48 hours from Mediterranean Sea
“Seven of the dead were recovered on Friday, and another seven on Saturday.”
Cameroon train derails; at least 55 dead, hundreds injured
Fourteen people remained trapped under the wreckage.
EU agrees to tackle illegal migration from Nigeria, other African countries
“Italy received 154,000 migrants in 2015 and 2016 figure is likely to be higher.”
Cote d’Ivoire Police crackdown on protesters against new constitution
“We came here democratically to say no to this constitution, and Ouattara is throwing us in prison.”
U.S. documentary filmmakers face prison for filming protest
“Recording civil disobedience and arrests is news-gathering, not conspiracy,” said Robert Mahoney, CPJ’s deputy executive director.
Trump vows to `totally accept’ election result if he wins
“I would accept a clear election result, but would also reserve my right to file a contest…”
Somalia releases Al Jazeera reporters arrested for `one-sided story’
Information Minister Mohamed Maareeye told journalists that the crew had entered Somalia without the knowledge of the government.
Anti-government extremist on trial for embezzling followers’ money
Prosecutors said Fitzek administered the savings of 574 of his followers without a licence.
Challenging pillar of U.S. democracy, Trump says he may not accept election result
Mr. Trump, 70, called Mrs. Clinton “such a nasty woman”
Air strike on Aleppo kills 14 members of one family — Rescue team
The Syrian and Russian armed forces say they only target militants.
Pope canonizes 7 new saints, including 14-year-old martyr
Rounding out the new saints were also two Italians, two French nationals and a Spaniard.
South Africa confirms South Sudanese rebel leader’s arrival for medical treatment
Mr. Machar sustained leg injury.
Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, world’s longest reigning monarch, dies
The monarch was widely considered a unifying factor in Thailand.