Abiy has received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Many believe the recent ousting of Bolivian President Evo Morales is a consequence of his tight controls over the country's lithium resources.
The House impeachment report is expected behind closed doors on Monday, ahead of the judiciary committee's first hearings set for Wednesday which President Donald Trump's lawyer said the White House will not attend.
President Hage Geingob, Namibia's third leader since the sparsely populated and mostly arid country freed itself from the shackles of apartheid South Africa in 1990, was seeking a second and final term in the November 27 election.
Iran's leadership needs to be held to account for its brutal response to protests in Iran, and in those countries where it exercises influence through proxies.
Former Pakistan Ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, speaks out about allies abandoning Pakistan, Azad Kashmir, accusations of sponsoring terrorism and the terrible lows of Pak-US relations.
With the recent US recognition of Jewish settlements in the West Bank as legal, Palestinians are asking themselves what Washington and its allies think about their place in the world.
The leaked Iranian cables show that Iran has outmanoeuvred the US in Iraq, but the tragedy is that Iraqis are perpetual victims of imperialism.
Two Iranian-backed Islamic Jihad members among the fatalities as rocket fire towards Israel resumes after brief overnight lull in what is the heaviest round of fighting in months.
Will Boris Johnson live to fight another day?
European Union leader Donald Tusk announced that he won't run to be the president of his native Poland, saying he carries too much "baggage" from his time as prime minister.
Rival Palestinian factions are meeting in attempt to facilitate long-overdue elections in Palestinian territories, but ordinary Palestinians view it with scepticism.
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