130 detainees on hunger strike in Egypt’s high-security prison – Amnesty International
The detainees are protesting against being denied family visits and dire conditions.
Oil rises for 5th session as stockpiles fall and market awaits Fed
The price rise is supported by a drop in U.S. inventories and investor expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will lower borrowing costs for the first time since the financial crisis more than a decade ago.
Cuban cardinal who helped improve relations with U.S. dies at 82
Jaime Ortega died on Friday.
Oman to mediate in Iran tanker row with Britain – Reports
Oman had mediated in tensions between Iran and its Western adversaries in the past repeatedly, with some success.
Boris Johnson elected leader of UK Conservative Party
The former Mayor of London is how the prime minister in waiting, succeeding Theresa May by Wednesday.
India launches second Moon mission eleven years after the first
With the successful launch on Monday, India is on the way to becoming the fourth nation to make a soft-landing on the lunar surface.
Trump offers to be mediator in India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir
The Kashmir region has been fought over between India and Pakistan since the end of British rule in the region in 1947.
Israeli army demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem
Israel says the buildings needed to be removed for security reasons.
Trump dismisses Iran’s claim of arresting CIA spies
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced it dismantled a spying network inside and arrested 17 people.
Norwegian schools to teach about massacre that killed 77 – Report
In 2011, Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in gun and bomb attacks in Oslo and at a Labour Party youth camp on Utoya.
China to reduce oversized classes to improve education
Oversized classes have long been a prominent issue in China’s compulsory education system.
Trump campaign to launch effort to sway women voters
In the 2016 presidential election, women favoured Democrat Hillary Clinton, the first woman nominated for president by a major party, by roughly a 12-point margin over Mr Trump.
All suspects linked to Easter terror attacks arrested: Sri Lankan president
Mr Sirisena said that according to the country’s criminal law, the death sentence could be given to those found guilty of murder and conspiring against the state.
Archaeologists unearth 9000-year-old settlement near Jerusalem
The excavations exposed large buildings, including rooms that were used for living, as well as public facilities and places of ritual.
Officials say monsoon floods affects 4.5m in India
51 people have been killed in rain-related accidents across seven Indian states since Wednesday.
U.S. officials seize 20 tonnes of cocaine from ship reportedly owned by JP Morgan
The development is said to be one of the largest drug busts in U.S. history
It’s illegal for Trump to block critics on Twitter – U.S. Appeal Court
The appellate court upheld the decision of a district court in May 2018.
British Ambassador to Washington resigns amid Trump row
Mr Darroch sent a letter of resignation, in which he said, “the current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like.”
Erdogan, Putin discuss Libya conflict in phone call
Mr Erdogan called on Khalifa Haftar, the head of the rival Libyan National Army (LNA), to cease his attacks.