Former South African President’s son fined for hate speech
The fine would be given to two needy schools in Durban, court rules.
International donors pledge $2bn to support Gambia
The pledge was made at an international donors’ conference aimed at strengthening The Gambia’s democracy and development.
Korea demands sincerity in relationship with Africa
The Korean government has demanded clear sincerity in the relationship to tackle poverty and other challenges on the continent.
Zimbabwean president fires minister amid squabbles in ruling party
Mr Shamu becomes the first minister to be sacked since Mr Mnangagwa took office last November.
Pakistan heatwave reportedly kills 65 people in Karachi
Temperatures hit 44 degrees Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) on Monday, local media reported.
Palestinians ask ICC to investigate alleged Israeli human rights crimes
The application goes further than a 2015 request for prosecutors to examine alleged crimes in the region.
Iraqi court sentences Belgian to death for joining Islamic State
The verdict against Tarek Gadaoun was issued by the Central Criminal Court in Baghdad.
14 countries recall ambassadors from Venezuela in protest of election
They said the election did not comply with the international standards
Trump says China to buy ‘massive amounts’ of U.S. farm products
“Fair Trade, plus, with China will happen!” Trump writes in a series of posts on Twitter.
China considers scrapping birth limits by 2019 – Bloomberg
China’s population is aging rapidly.
UAE approves 100 percent foreign ownership of businesses
At present, foreigners cannot own more than 49 percent of any UAE firm unless it is incorporated in a special “free zone”
Iran says EU needs to do more to save nuclear deal
President Donald Trump pulled the U.S, out of the Iran deal.
Turkish presidential candidate vows to leave NATO if elected
Turkey has been a NATO member state since 1952.
UK royal wedding attracts over 29m viewers in U.S.
An estimated 29.2 million people tuned in to the royal wedding held at Windsor Castle on Saturday.
13 die after drinking toxic alcohol in India – Police
Mr Kumar said 10 others are being treated at various hospitals and the death toll could rise.
China, Netherlands launch lunar satellite to listen to universe’s origins
About 25 minutes after liftoff, the satellite separated from the rocket.
Trump, Moon discuss North Korea’s threat to scrap summit
The two leaders agreed to “work closely” for the success of the June 12 summit in Singapore.
Despite ICC warrant, Sudan’s al-Bashir in Turkey for Jerusalem meets
Mr al-Bashir has managed to travel to several countries in recent years.