Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela used his music in the fight against apartheid. South African President Jacob Zuma said the nation would mourn a man who "kept the torch of freedom alive."
At least 21 people reported difficulty breathing in beleaguered opposition Eastern Ghouta town, east of Damascus, says NGO accusing Bashar al Assad's regime of carrying out a new chemical attack.
Turkey has long said YPG is the Syrian offshoot of the PKK, an internationally recognised terror group. But Washington, Ankara's close ally, plays down links between the two groups and continues to support the YPG in Syria.
Global Gender Gap report highlights stark difference between Rwanda and US in female empowerment. Women in Rwanda earn 88 cents for every dollar men do. In the United States, it's just 74 cents.
The US vice president urges Palestine to return to peace talks after he landed in Israel. Palestinians are boycotting Pence over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
More than 400 Nigerians returned after being stranded in Libya after failing to reach Europe. This comes as global outrage erupted over claims hundreds of African migrants were being held as slaves in Libya.
Turkish Red Crescent says they have it's received 300,000 new displaced Syrians in recent weeks, and more are on the way.
Calling the European Union a true partner, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Europeans should "swiftly recognise the state of Palestine."
Turkish Armed Forces capture strategic Bursaya mountain in northern Syria’s Afrin. The YPG/PKK have used the mountain previously to launch mortar shells and missiles into Kilis in Turkey and Azaz in Syria, Anadolu Agency reports.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northern region is meant to safeguard "territorial integrity of Syria, along with Turkey's national security."
Turkish Armed Forces on Sunday also created safe zones in the northern Syrian region as part of Operation Olive Branch.
Turkish Armed Forces say 153 targets, including shelters, hideouts and ammunition depots used by YPG/PKK and other terror groups, have been destroyed in Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin.
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