President Robert Mugabe is also in South Africa for a summit, complicating dilemma as South Africa already has a difficult relationship with Zimbabwe.
Since it is unrealistic to protect every public space against the rising vehicle-ramming attacks, there is a need to target the roots of radicalisation to prevent them.
Michael Sharp, an American, and Zaida Catalan, a Swede, were killed on March 12th while carrying out investigations in central Congo.
Antonio Guterres spoke by telephone with deputy ambassador Kim In Ryong on Tuesday, the North Korean mission to the UN said in a statement on Thursday.
The statues are seen by many Americans as symbols of racism and glorifications of the Confederate defence of slavery in the Civil War.
Earlier this week, 67 people were gunned down and more than 200 arrested in Manila and provinces adjoining the Philippines capital.
In a ceremony attended by President Ernest Bai Koroma, wooden coffins were lowered into hurriedly dug graves at a cemetery in Waterloo.
A suspected Islamist militant drove into a crowd in Barcelona, killing 13 people. The driver is yet to be found.
Three Mexican governors have been arrested in 2017 after fleeing justice, and nearly 90% of the country’s citizens see the government as deeply corrupt.
In a combative news conference, Trump backed off from his Monday statements explicitly denouncing the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and white supremacists for the violence.
The incident was initially denounced by democracy activists as a shocking breach of Hong Kong’s laws and autonomy by Chinese authorities.
With the ICJ to adjudicate on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case over the next few years, having an Indian judge on the bench is a national priority.
The problem illustrates the hurdles Afghanistan faces in rebuilding its strife-torn economy, a crucial step if it is to wean itself off foreign aid.
The election board said Kenyatta had beaten Odinga by 1.4 million votes. While Odinga disputes that figure, he has not yet provided proof of rigging.
North Korea’s rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the US mainland has fuelled a surge in tensions in recent days.
A parade of business executives also broke ties with Trump on Wednesday, a day after he blamed white nationalists and counter-protesters in equal measure.
A parade of prominent Republicans and US ally Britain also rebuked Trump, leaving him increasingly isolated after his comments on Charlottesville.
The designation, which slaps a series of American sanctions on the militant group, came against the backdrop of upsurge in its terror activities in Kashmir.
Ambivalence among voters is reason to think about how democracy is working for us as a community. To keep democracy alive we need to be sceptical about the exercise of power and keep it in check.
In all, 83 people were wounded in the three explosions near the city of Maiduguri, epicentre of the conflict between government forces and Boko Haram.
Dozens of houses were buried when a mountainside collapsed in the town of Regent on Monday – one of the deadliest recent natural disasters in Africa.
The taxpayer fund proposed by a special committee of the lower house of Congress is part of an effort to reform Brazil’s discredited political system.
The disarmament process officially concluded on Tuesday as the UN, which was supervising the hand-in, removed the final shipment of weapons.
The US and South Korea have prepared for more joint military drills, angering the North, and experts said Pyongyang could still go ahead with its plan.
Amidst the doom and gloom of Trumpism, Americans are discovering the politics of mass mobilisation to wage the battles thrust upon them.
The dispute between Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster and political strategist Stephen Bannon has reached destabilising levels of animosity.
Iran says new US sanctions breach the agreement it reached in 2015 with the United States, Russia, China and three European powers.
The month-long ‘We are Sikhs’ ad campaign was launched by the National Sikh Campaign, a non-profit group, to coincide with the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi.
A senior Taliban official said the rare decision to address Trump directly coincided with the president’s deliberations on US policy in Afghanistan.
Trump reverted to his position that both sides were at fault, a day after bowing to pressure to condemn the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazi and white supremacists.
Amid a string of crashes, Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safeguards for the railways.
With 87.97% of polling stations counted, Macri’s coalition had 34.31% of votes compared with 33.98% for Fernandez’s list in Buenos Aires province.
After anger erupted in Kenya following Kenyatta’s re-election, Odinga accused the government of having planned to rig elections and murder his supporters.
The heavy rain, which mainly hit the country’s southern plains, led to the evacuation of 5,000 people, a home ministry official said.
Save the Children and Germany’s Sea Eye said on Sunday their crews could no longer work safely because of the hostile stance of the Libyan authorities.
Burkina Faso, like other countries in West Africa, has been targeted sporadically by jihadist groups operating across Africa’s Sahel.
Trump on Saturday initially denounced what he called “this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides.”
Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland US within range of a nuclear weapon heightened tensions in recent months.
President Xi’s comments came hours after President Trump warned North Korea that the US military was “locked and loaded”.
Using North Korea to produce cheap clothes shows that for every door that is closed by ever-tightening UN sanctions, another one may open.