Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi, Iraq's intelligence chief and a former journalist, will head the new government. He will begin his term without a full Cabinet, however, after several ministerial candidates were rejected.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena summoned an emergency meeting of his cabinet on Friday night to oppose the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the April 21 attacks that killed 258 people and wounded nearly 500.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have a long history of counter-revolutions in the Muslim world - are they gearing up for another in Sudan?
The purge of Algeria's military leadership continues unchecked as many are driven to wonder whether the latest moves come from Algeria's absent president or his brother.
It's the first time South Korean officials have met with the young North Korean leader in person since he took power after his father's death in late 2011.
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