The rescue operations were mostly carried out in geographies where instability prevailed. Those rescued include citizens from UK, the Netherlands, Lebanon, France, Russia, Kosovo, Belgium, Japan, Iraq and Italy from terrorist groups.
Since George Floyd's death in the US state of Minnesota last week, his face has been painted on walls from Kenya to Israeli-occupied West Bank. Here're some of the murals:
Meanwhile, Iran also took Washington to task over the killing of George Floyd condemning what it called "the tragic murder of black people and deadly racial discrimination in the United States".
Demonstrations have broken out in some centres, break-outs have been reported, and the government faces two lawsuits over alleged mistreatment which it has yet to respond to
The government closed sports facilities in March as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, leaving many athletes with nowhere to train.
The grand animals are killed for their horns, used as carving material and in traditional Chinese medicine. Groundbreaking work to keep alive the northern white rhino subspecies by in-vitro fertilization has been stalled by travel restrictions.
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The 25-year-old aid worker said her conversion to Islam was spontaneous and not forced, but far-right politicians still targetted her with hatred.
Rescued Italian citizen Silvia Constanzo Romano is handed over to Italian authorities in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
Silvia Romano was 23 and working as a volunteer in the orphanage in Chakama village in southeast Kenya when she was seized by gunmen in November 2018.
The heavy rain, which accelerated in mid-April, is expected to continue in already hard-hit areas in the coming weeks, the Kenya Meteorological Department said in its most recent forecast.
China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam account for 82 percent of global tea exports, but strict coronavirus curbs have upset supply triggering spike in prices.
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