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What next for Sudan and its 'master manipulator' Omar al-Bashir?

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir is the master of tactics, but the tidal wave of popular protest is beyond anything he has faced before,...


EU agrees to another Brexit extension

European Union leaders have granted the UK a six-month extension to Brexit, after five hours of talks in Brussels. The...


Israel election: Netanyahu set for record fifth term

PM Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to secure a record fifth term after almost complete results from Israel's election suggest a new right-wing...


UN boss condemns Libya attacks

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around Tripoli, including...


Malpass takes office as 13th WB president

The Executive Directors of the World Bank have unanimously selected David R. Malpass as President of the World Bank Group for a five-year...


Kirstjen Nielsen: US Homeland Security chief resigns

The US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Trump's controversial border policies, has resigned.


Rwanda marks 25yrs since genocide

Commemorations have begun in Rwanda to mark the 25th anniversary of the genocide that killed about a tenth of the population.


Jeff Bezos: World's richest man agrees $35bn divorce

The world's richest man, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie have agreed a record-breaking divorce settlement of at least...


Son becomes a lawyer to win family land back

A Ugandan man, who was only six years old when his father lost his land in a legal dispute, has finally won it back 23 years later,...


Brexit: MPs back delay bill by one vote

MPs have voted by a majority of one to force the prime minister to ask for an extension to the Brexit process, in a bid to avoid any...