Mali’s entire govt resigns

The entire government of Mali has resigned following a massacre of 160 villagers by a militia in March. Huge protests...

Madeira crash: At least 29 killed on tourist bus near Caniço

At least 29 people have died after a bus carrying German tourists plunged off a road and overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Peru’s former president kills himself

Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations.

Indonesia president ‘leads race’

Indonesia's president looks to be on course for re-election, according to unofficial results released within hours of polls closing.

Notre-Dame fire: Macron pledges to reconstruct cathedral

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame after a major fire partially destroyed the...

Notre-Dame: Massive fire ravages Paris cathedral

A major fire has engulfed the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France's most famous landmarks. The 850-year-old...

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffer outages

Social networks Facebook and Instagram, as well as messaging service WhatsApp, were unavailable on Sunday for more than three hours,...

Sudan arrests former government members

Sudan's transitional military council has arrested members of the former government and promised not to disperse protesters.

Sudan coup leader steps down

The head of Sudan's military council has stood down a day after leading a coup that toppled long-time leader Omar al-Bashir amid a...

Pope Francis kisses South Sudan leader's feet, begs for peace

At the end of a highly unusual spiritual retreat for the political leaders of warring factions, Pope Francis knelt at the feet of the...