Africa

Pressure mounts on Mugabe as allies turn back on him

Thousands expected to march in anti-Mugabe rally in Harare, as top officials withdraw confidence on embattled leader.

Mass Harare rally planned as pressure mounts on Mugabe

Lebanon

Macron to receive Lebanon's Hariri 'with PM honours'

French president expected to welcome Lebanese leader and his family in Paris on Saturday.

Macron to receive Hariri 'with prime minister honours'

Middle East

US aiding Saudi 'war crimes' in Yemen: Congressman

Ro Khanna says US is aiding 'Saudi Arabia's war crimes' in Yemen and calls Saudi Crown Prince bin Salman 'not smart'.

Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: All the latest updates

With pro- and anti-government protesters taking to the streets, here is the latest in the Venezuelan crisis.

Politics

Week in pictures: From Iran earthquake to Greece floods

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including protests in Barcelona and a suicide bomb attack in Kabul.

Week in pictures: From Iran earthquake to Greece floods

Politics

Latest: Kuwait's central bank calls for account details

All the latest updates following the establishment of a new anti-corruption committee in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi anti-corruption purge: All the latest updates

Zimbabwe

Could Mnangagwa be Zimbabwe's comeback crocodile?

Mugabe refuses to step down, but increasing internal calls could see former PM Mnangagwa back to the helm of power.

Could Mnangagwa be Zimbabwe's comeback crocodile?

Hezbollah

Will Saudis impose Qatar-style blockade on Lebanon?

Potential sanctions against Lebanon could include a ban on flights, visas, exports and transfer of remittances.

Will Saudis impose Qatar-style blockade on Lebanon?

Middle East

Saudi FM says Hariri free to leave 'when he pleases'

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has denied reports that the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being held in the capital Riyadh against his will.

Asia Pacific

Cambodia court dissolves main opposition party

The opposition party had been expecting its dissolution and had already ceased to function - with its leader Kem Sokha arrested, many of its senior members in hiding or in exile such as its Vice President Mu Sochua.

Cambodia

Cambodia's top court dissolves main opposition party

The country's top court outlaws the main opposition party CNRP for fostering dissent with the help of foreign countries.

Cambodia Supreme Court dissolves opposition CNRP party

Zimbabwe

Region bids for solution as crisis grips Zimbabwe

As military takeover enters second day, army blocks key sites as officials and citizens hope for peaceful resolve.

Region bids for solution as crisis grips Zimbabwe

Politics

France makes diplomatic push to solve Lebanon crisis

France is getting more involved in the political crisis in Lebanon, but experts say its diplomacy has limited influence.

France makes diplomatic push to solve Lebanon crisis

Asia

Explosion hits Kabul as political gathering under way

At least seven dead as suicide bomber blows himself up in apparent attempt to strike political gathering.

Explosion hits Kabul as political gathering under way

Europe

UAE remarks on control of mosques in Europe condemned

Minister of state for tolerance told DPA news agency European countries must exert control over mosques.

UAE remarks on control of mosques in Europe condemned