U.S. researchers discover 12 new moons around Jupiter
Eleven of the newly discovered moons are considered normal, with diameters between 1 and 3 kilometres.
Trump says meeting with Putin ‘even better’ than NATO summit
The U.S. Intelligence Community released a report in January 2017 in which it concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 election.
Turkish court sentences 31 to life for role in failed coup
A former general was among the defendants charged with “violating the constitution.”
Amazon warehouse workers in Germany to disrupt sale day with strikes
The strikes are focused on health policy.
U.S. expresses outrage over video of executions in Cameroon
A recent video depicted men wearing military-style uniforms executing two women and two children.
Turkish journalist cleared of `publishing state secrets’ charges
Erdem Gul and his former editor were initially sentenced to multiple terms in May 2016 for treason.
Court sentences 4 Islamists to 25 years in prison over terror charges in Egypt
The court also sentenced five others to between three and 15 years in prison in the case that dates back to 2016.
Iran files complaint at ICJ against U.S. new sanctions
U.S. announced last November that it would push its allies to stop oil imports from Iran.
U.S. approves new smallpox drug to counter risk of bio-terrorism
While eliminated since 1980, the government fears small pox could be used for bio-weapon.
Thailand gives Australian cave rescue doctor diplomatic immunity
The immunity is given in case “something went wrong”.
DRC President Kabila appoints army chief under U.S., EU sanctions
The appointment has raised fears of an imminent crackdown.
UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan
Some countries abstained from voting on the resolution.
South Africa launches notes, coins for 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth
The face of Mr Mandela who died in 2013 already graces all South Africa’s banknotes.
Cameroon’s President Biya to run for seventh term in office
Mr Biya, 85, has been in office since 1982.
Trump, May to discuss trade, military issues Friday
The U.S. president says relationship with UK is strong
Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, flying home to face jail
Mr Sharif is returning from Britain one week after an anti-corruption court handed him a 10-year jail term.
Libyan coastguard rescues 104 migrants East of Tripoli
Libya has become a major transit point for migrants trying to reach Europe by sea.
North Korea’s Kim writes Trump, describes U.S. President as “extraordinary”
Both leaders met last month in Singapore and agreed on denuclearisation of North Korea.
China opens Embassy after Burkina Faso severs ties with Taiwan
China has launched a campaign over the past two years to lure Taiwan’s last few diplomatic allies away.
Evidence shows Cameroonian soldiers responsible for extra-judicial killings – Amnesty International
The Ministry of Communication earlier dismissed video footage of the killings.