An explosion in the busy centre of a rebel-held town near Syria’s border with Turkey caused deaths and wounded dozens on Saturday, a monitor, local resident and rebel group said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced late on Sunday that she will run for a fourth term in office in general elections next year in order “to serve Germany … in these difficult and uncertain times.”
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is set to become the next head of the United Nations after he emerged on Wednesday as the favoured candidate among UN Security Council members.
In a rage of supremacy, the Russian government has suspended an agreement with the US government on the disposal of surplus weapons-grade plutonium, the latest sign of worsening bilateral relations.
The world’s biggest Nickel producer has admitted a spillage at one of its plants was responsible for a river in the Russian Arctic turning blood-red.
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to stand down as an MP, triggering a by-election in his Oxfordshire seat of Witney.
A 42-year-old man arrested in Dubai for sharing a charity post on his Facebook page has been charged.
Scott Richards, who holds both British and Australian citizenship, promoted a charity drive to buy blankets and tarpaulins for refugees in Afghanistan.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has extended the period in which suspects can be detained without charge to 30 days, an official statement says.
Following a failed coup attempt in Turkey, President Erdogan has declared a state of emergency for three months.
European Union member-states on Saturday said they were fully behind the “democratically elected government” of Turkish President, Recep Erdogan, following a coup attempt in the country.