Kazakhstan's leader for the past thirty years has voluntarily left the presidency, a first in the region.
Atiku Abubakar’s lawyer said the defeated candidate would challenge the "sham" result as he pledged to do so, after losing against the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
Cuba used to depend on aid from its oil-rich ally Venezuela. But with Venezuela in turmoil, opening luxury hotels is "a new stage," but also "a necessity," Cuba's Tourism Minister says as his country scrambles for other revenue sources.
The United Nations said some 3,000 people fled Syria’s northeastern province of Deir Ezzor last week, but at least 84 people, most of them children, died on the way to the Al Hol refugee camp in a neighbouring province.
It has been nearly two weeks since the people of Haiti took to the streets to demand an end to socio-economic deprivation and corruption scandals.
As the war in Afghanistan winds down, China looks to make Afghanistan a bigger part of its regional ambitions.
David Satterfield has been the acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs since 2017 and has also previously served as the deputy US chief of mission in Iraq, ambassador to Lebanon.
US State Department announces it is recalling all "non-emergency personnel" from Haiti and warned Americans against traveling to the unrest-plagued nation.
Instability over control of disputed oil fields continues between the UN-backed Tripoli-based GNA and Tobruk-based LNA, led by General Khalifa Haftar, as the country’s largest oil field becomes the latest flashpoint.
Qatar's departure from OPEC has exposed the creaky foundations of the oil cartel.
The flow of migrants to Algeria has given the country access to financial assistance which allows the elite to neglect an internal humanitarian solution for migrants reaching their borders.
The leading countries of the European Union leading, Germany, France and the UK, have introduced a new special purpose vehicle called INSTEX to bypass US sanctions and save the nuclear agreement with Iran.
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