First death sentence for India’s 1984 anti-Sikh riots
This is the first verdict in cases reopened for investigation by a special investigation team set up in 2015.
Thousands evacuated as Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupts
This is the fifth eruption so far this year.
Patient escapes psychiatric clinic after stabbing nurse to death
The male caregiver, 39, died shortly after the attack.
White House to restore press pass to CNN reporter after court order
The White House had last week taking away Jim Acosta’s pass to the building, after he got into a heated exchange with President Trump.
World Bank grants Tanzania $300m to support education sector
The bank says it has a huge programme to support various development projects in the social sector and infrastructure.
Family, friends offer funeral prayers for Khashoggi
Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Saudi’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2 but his remains are yet to be found.
Israel appoints first-ever Arab Christian ambassador
George Deek, 34, was born into an Arab Christian family in Tel Aviv.
Pentagon announces strengthening of 7,200 military forces serving in Africa
In West Africa, Pentagon says emphasis has shifted from tactical assistance to advising, assisting, liaising and sharing of intelligence.
Japan’s cyber security minister says he has never used a computer
The minister, from the ruling LDP, has been known for a long time for his ill-advised comments.
Khashoggi’s murder: U.S. sanctions 17 Saudi top officials
Khashoggi was murdered at the Consulate of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2.
Vice President takes over amid Gabon President Bongo’s illness
President Bongo has been in a Saudi hospital after suffering a stroke last month
Saudi prosecutor reveals who gave order for Khashoggi’s killing
He says investigations were still ongoing to locate the remains of the slain journalist.
UK Ministers resign over Prime Minister May’s deal to leave EU
The resignations thrust the United Kingdom into a political crisis.
U.S. media back CNN legal fight against White House
Several media have filed a “friend of the court” brief in federal court in support of CNN’s lawsuit.
Ethiopia arrests intelligence chief – Attorney General
The arrest was part of such latest moves by government targeting security officials for human rights abuses and corruption.
Turkey calls for international investigation into Khashoggi’s murder
Mr Khashoggi, a critic of de facto Saudi ruler, Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate on October 2.
Court sentences two Kenyan police officers to death
The decision is a fresh sign that authorities are getting tough on police brutality.
Israel’s Defence Minister quits over ceasefire pact with Hamas
Mr Lieberman said his decision, takes effect 48 hours after he puts it in writing.
Climate Change to cause Australia water management crisis – Report
Australia’s east coast is currently suffering through its worst drought in at least 50 years.
Zimbabwe invites bids for struggling national airline
Air Zimbabwe, which owes foreign and domestic creditors more than $300 million, was in October placed into administration to try and revive its fortunes.