Buhari’s extended absence for an undisclosed ailment, his second this year, left many in Nigeria questioning whether he was well enough to run the country.
May’s Brexit strategy has been the subject of open debate among her top team ever since a botched June election which weakened her authority.
Hyeon Soo Lim, was sentenced to hard labor for life in December 2015 on charges of attempting to overthrow the Pyongyang regime.
The state’s governor blamed neo-Nazis for sparking the unrest in Charlottesville, where rival groups fought pitched battles using rocks and pepper spray.
Smugglers pushed 300 migrants from boats off the coast of Yemen; many are feared dead or missing by the UN migration agency.
Worry over US-North Korea relations rises in South Korea as citizens buy more gold and ready-to-eat meals, and the government expands civil defence drills.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told Trump that the North Korean nuclear issue needs a peaceful resolution on a telephone call and called on the “relevant side” to exercise restraint, state television said.
Trump said on Friday he was being sarcastic when he thanked Putin for saving the US money by ordering cuts in embassy staff in Russia.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, sparking opposition protests and triggering fears of violence like after the 2007 elections.
Guam posted emergency guidelines on Friday to help residents prepare for any potential nuclear attack after North Korea threatened to fire four missiles near the US territory’s shores.
Two trains collided in Alexandria on Friday, killing 42 people and injuring 133 others.
Trump’s threat is a surprise escalation of Washington’s response to Venezuela’s political crisis that Caracas has disparaged as “craziness”.
The spill last week, after two vessels collided in the Pearl River estuary, left white globs of jelly-like palm oil in the water and strewn across beaches.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen asked the UN to take control of the country’s main airport in territory run by their Houthi rebel enemies after global pleas for humanitarian aid.
Trump’s administration defended its travel ban in Supreme Court, emphasising its executive power to bar people from six-Muslim majority countries.
Dozens of displaced residents are returning to Mosul after the nine-month battle to recapture ISIS’s Iraqi stronghold, but devastation and jihadist threats remain.
The majority of the deaths were in the capital, where members of the separatist sect Bundu dia Kongo marched against the president and attacked a prison.
The Institutional Revolutionary Party loosened its rules on Wednesday, granting President Enrique Pena Nieto more power to pick his own candidate.
An opposition official said information from “confidential sources” showed Odinga had secured victory, contradicting official preliminary results.
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The comments from the influential Global Times came after US President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric against North Korea again on Thursday
More than 100 years after Harvard employed 80 female “computers” who studied the stars, a new team of women are documenting their discoveries.
Taiwan’s gender progressive policies and eventual marriage equality law serve as a beacon of hope for the small island country.
Renowned political scientist George Maher discusses the latest developments in Venezuela: a new UN human rights report, US sanctions and the begrudging admission by Maduro’s foes that he still has popular support.
North Korea freed a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence on humanitarian grounds hours after Trump warned he would counter North Korea’s threats with “fire and fury”.
About 30 ANC MPs sided with the opposition in the secret ballot, leaving Zuma with what one commentator said might prove to be a pyrrhic victory.
Protests erupted after Kenya’s election commission dismissed claims by opposition leader Raila Odinga that hacking had produced a “fictitious” lead for President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Fear of conscription has been a major sticking point in the local agreements, encouraging residents to leave for rebel-held areas of northern Syria.
The UN Security Council urged warring factions in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeastern Nigeria to allow humanitarian aid access and countries to donate more to save 20 million people from famine.
Five transgender members of the US military, including Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, are suing Trump over his ban on transgender troops.
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani appointed two women vice-presidents but made no changes to an all-male list of cabinet ministers criticised by opponents.
A commission reviewing PRI statutes voted to make the change on Wednesday but the move must still be approved by a wider group on Saturday.
Netanyahu accused his leftist opponents and the country’s media of trying to oust his government by pressuring investigators to indict him “at any cost” in two cases of corruption.
Nationals from dozens of countries in Europe and elsewhere including India and the US only need present a valid passport to enter the country.
The FBI raided the home of Trump’s former campaign manager as part of an intensifying Russia investigation into interference in the 2016 election .
The group killed at least 18 people in attacks on parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini on June 7.
Both leaders need to immediately work to de-escalate the situation and direct their diplomats to engage in an adult conversation designed to resolve tensions.
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Trump appears to be granting Chinese banks a temporary reprieve from threatened US sanctions pushing them to crackdown on North Korea.
Vietnam wins promised support from a US aircraft carrier and greater defence cooperation as tension intensifies with China over the disputed South China Sea.