Mauritania's electoral commission has proclaimed ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani winner with 52 percent of votes in a presidential election the previous day.
As calls grow for a transparent investigation into the cause of death of the former Egyptian president, here are some key points Egypt needs to address.
Prayers in absentia held in Turkey, Pakistan and disputed Kashmir for overthrown president Mohamed Morsi, a day after his death inside a court, believed to be caused by deteriorating health inside notorious Egyptian jail.
Mohamed Morsi embodied the Egyptian establishment's worst fears: a democratic path for the country. He could not be openly executed and was instead ushered to a slow death.
The UK's annual report on human rights and democracy is a reminder that Britain's leadership pursues profit over principle.
The UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) worker was arrested for reportedly allowing his official car to be used by Kosovo-Serbs erecting a roadblock. The latest flare-up has led to calls for UNMIK to leave the country.
Officials say a rebel fighter was also killed in India-administered Kashmir's Anantnag town. Also on Wednesday, New Delhi extended president's rule in the region by six more months effective July 3.
Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, is a youth who has been detained since he was 13 years old in the Saudi juvenile detention and prison system, which lack basic human amenities and where he was subjected to torture and solitary confinement.
Locals and experts fear that the city is fast turning into a breeding ground for violent crime syndicates with the SDF militants failing to improve the security situation while indulging in corruption in frequent intervals.
Company spokesman says the attack had "all the hallmarks of a private company that has been known to work with governments to deliver spyware that has the ability to take over mobile phone operating systems."
The casualty figures are far lower than those reported by watchdog groups. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says at least 1,185 civilians were killed during operations conducted by pro-government forces in 2018.
The coalition's military offensive "directly caused" these killings in 2017 and probably amount to violations of international humanitarian law, says a new joint report by Amnesty International and UK-based monitoring group, Airwars.
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