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Tunisia

Tunisia's Karoui remains presidential candidate despite arrest

Election commission says Nabil Karoui, who was arrested on money laundering charges, is still a presidential candidate.

Tunisia's Karoui remains presidential candidate despite arrest

Africa

Twelve dead in Boko Haram Niger attack: Official

The attack in the border district of Gueskerou is the latest to hit the Diffa region near Lake Chad.

Twelve dead in Boko Haram Niger attack: Official

Africa

Omar al-Bashir on trial: Will justice be delivered?

Sudan's ex-president is on trial for corruption charges but observers say judicial system is populated by his allies.

Omar al-Bashir on trial: Will justice be delivered?

Middle East

Bashir lawyers seek release on bail as corruption trial continues

Former president appears in courtroom for second time as rival demonstrators stage protests outside.

Bashir lawyers seek release on bail as corruption trial continues

Middle East

Syria's War: Government forces seize rebel territory in Hama

With help from Russia, the Syrian government now controls all of the countryside in Hama province south of Idlib, after taking the last villages and towns from rebel control.

Africa

Nigerian police battle a growing kidnapping crisis

Until now kidnappers in Nigeria had targeted public officials, their relatives and foreign workers, often in the oil industry.

Europe

G7 Summit: Divisions expected at global meet

As trade war looms large, G7 leaders gather in France for their annual summit. Global challenges up for discussion range from economy, to climate change.

India

Modi gets top UAE honour amid Kashmir lockdown

Outrage as UAE gives highest civilian medal to Modi days after India strips Kashmir's special status and imposes curfew.

India's Narendra Modi gets top UAE honour amid Kashmir crisis

Asia Pacific

Dozens wounded, detained in West Papua crackdown: Witnesses

Families say they are too frightened to speak as they report relatives injured during the crackdown by security forces.

Dozens wounded, detained in West Papua crackdown: Witnesses

Middle East

Iran test-fired new missile, says Revolutionary Guards commander

Revolutionary Guards chief Hossein Salami says Tehran has tested a new missile, but did not provide further details.

Iran test-fired new missile, says Revolutionary Guards commander

Environment

Brazil's Bolsonaro sends army to fight Amazon fires

As EU threatens trade retaliation, the far-right leader announces he has authorised troops to help contain raging fires.

Amazon fires: Bolsonaro sends army after EU threat on trade deal

Asia Pacific

Indonesian coffee farmers struggle as prices hit 8-year low

The world’s third-largest growers of the Robusta variety of coffee beans say they will go bankrupt if prices do not improve.