The diplomats standing against the military coup join protests by state oil company workers, doctors and activists against the 'unconstitutional' dissolution of Sudan's government.
More than 800 inmates were freed by heavily armed gunmen who stormed a jail in Nigeria's Oyo State, raising concerns about how safe detention facilities are in the West African nation where authorities have struggled to stem rising violence.
Ethiopia’s national army, alongside special forces of the northern Amhara region, launched a coordinated offensive early on Monday, says a Tigray People’s Liberation Front spokesperson.
Austria’s Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg sworn in as country’s new chancellor following the resignation of Sebastian Kurz amid allegations of corruption.
Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes Balochistan province, killing at least 20 people and wounding 200 others, officials say, warning death toll could rise.
Najib’s graft-tainted party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), clinched the premiership last month after it was ousted from power three years ago over a multi-billion dollar scandal.
North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the sea between Korean Peninsula and Japan, the second weapons test in several days as US military’s Indo-Pacific Command dismissed the threat.
The pledges come as fears rise that Afghanistan could further plunge toward famine and economic collapse after the chaos of the past month, which saw the Taliban oust the government in a lightning sweep as US and NATO forces exited the 20-year war.
The Taliban claim, for which there was no confirmation from the Afghan government, comes after reports that Aghan President Ashraf Ghani fled to Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Nimroz police spokesperson says Taliban was able to capture Zaranj because of a lack of reinforcements from the government but the provincial council chief says though it is on the brink, it has not fallen as yet.
Cabinet decision still needs approval of joint meeting of the contry's sovereign council and cabinet, which serves as its interim legislative body.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is self-isolating at home after testing positive for Covid-19 just two days after he was vaccinated against the disease.
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