Police said that a car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded in Afgoye, northwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, wounding at least six people. It was not known who carried out the attack
Pakistani officials said that 21 more bodies have been recovered in the avalanche-hit disputed region of Kashmir, bringing the total number of deaths to 160 in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Sirte, some 450 kilometres east of the capital Tripoli, had been held since 2016 by forces allied with the UN-recognised Government of National Accord.
The plane crashed five minutes after takeoff from an airport in the state capital El Geneina, after delivering aid to the area, which had been hit by recent deadly tribal fighting.
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's cabinet is composed of 39 members, whose names were announced by the spokesman on state TV live from the presidency, in a departure from the usual procedure of naming a government in a statement.
The United Nations' International Organization for Migration said at least 1,250 men, women and children have died attempting to reach Europe via the Mediterranean so far this year.
The Taliban claimed they were behind a fatal roadside bombing in northern Kunduz province, that had killed the US soldier. A Taliban spokesman even tweeted a purported photo ID of the slain US soldier, without saying how it was obtained.
Meanwhile, Beijing slams a new US defence act, which includes measures to strengthen Washington's ties with Taiwan and support for Hong Kong's anti-government protestors, saying it "blatantly interfered" in China's internal affairs.
Storms trigger multiple tornado watches and warnings over a span of several hours Monday with the The National Weather Service saying that the severe weather threat could last into the early hours Tuesday.
At least 70 people have been wounded in a suicide bombing and assault on Bagram Air Base north of capital Kabul.
Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman says that the Taliban singled out 45 old men from a funeral procession carrying the deceased employee's coffin to a graveyard.
A day after tens of thousands marched in the Spanish capital demanding climate action, seven environmental groups raised concerns over the role of fossil fuel representatives at the COP25 UN summit.
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