Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, passed the baton to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi at the annual summit of the body.
Greece says the name "Macedonia" implies a territorial claim over its own northern region of that name. Row between the two countries has blocked the ex-Yugoslav republic's attempts to join NATO and EU.
Archaeologists in Afghanistan are trying to unravel the secrets of one of the world's oldest mosques. They're trying to understand just how the building survived centuries of earthquakes, invasions and plenty of other mysteries.
A 10-member Imperial Household Council chaired by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on the timing of Akihito's abdication. Crown Prince Naruhito, 57, will ascend to the throne.
The Seljuk Turks defeated the Byzantine army in the 1071 Battle of Manzikert and opened up Anatolia for Turkish rule. Here's how the seeds of the Ottoman Empire were planted.
The Seljuk Turks defeated the Byzantine army in 1071 Manzikert Battle and opened up Anatolia for Turkish rule. This is how the seeds of the Ottoman Empire were planted.
Battulga, of the opposition Democratic Party, won with 50.6 percent of the vote on a 60.9 percent turnout, giving him the majority needed to overcome his opponent, parliament speaker Miyeegombo Enkhbold of the ruling Mongolian People's Party.
The lower house has passed a motion in favour of allowing abdication. Emperor Akihito, 83, is looking to step down, saying that his age might hamper his ability to carry out his duties.
The bill paves the way for the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in nearly two centuries. Emperor Akihito, 83, said in rare public remarks last year that he feared age might make it hard for him to fulfil his duties.
Akihito's possible abdication requires a change in the Japanese constitution which says an emperor serves until death.
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