Mali held its long-delayed parliamentary election despite an insurgency in its central and northern regions, concerns about coronavirus and the recent kidnapping of the main opposition leader.
The International Committee of the Red Cross hasn’t been able to work in India-held Kashmir since it was stripped of its political autonomy on August 5, foreign aid workers are not being issued visas and Kashmiris are being left without support.
As the election campaign gains momentum, the country's media tycoon Nabil Karoui remains imprisoned in a highly politicised case, raising questions about the judiciary's non-interference in court cases.
Kashmiris studying in India and Bangladesh are already wracked with worry about their families due to the communications blackout and now face alarming financial pressures as their funds dry up.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insists she's fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end of her term in 2021 while condemning US President Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen.
US and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by the top US negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad leading the discussions to end the Afghan war.
In Zamfara state alone at least 3,000 lives have been lost to banditry in the last five years, a number that's double that of terror-related murders in the country.
Peter Dutton resigned from cabinet after losing a leadership challenge against prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, who had called for the vote after weeks of speculation and falling opinion poll ratings.
A group of more than 1,200 migrants from Central and South America has arrived in Mexico. Their march towards the US border has prompted President Donald Trump to demand the Mexican government take action or face the consequences.
Violence erupted during opposition protests which raged overnight into Saturday after the controversial election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The bomb, planted inside a truck, hit an area in Lahore's western suburbs and destroyed a nearby building and several vehicles.
Friday's drill played out a scenario in which "country X" fires a ballistic missile at Japan, which is wary after actual missile tests and threats from North Korea.
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