Africa

'Unfortunate tragedy': Somalia buries slain minister

Abbas Abdullahi Siraji was killed by another official's guards in what president called 'unfortunate tragedy'.

Somalia buries slain minister Siraji, opens probe

Middle East

Saudi Arabia arrests 46 over 2016 Medina mosque attack

Attacks took place in July during final days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, killing four security officers.

Saudi Arabia arrests 46 over 2016 Medina mosque attack

Africa

Gunmen wound conservationist in drought-stricken Kenya

The 73-year-old conservation park owner was ambushed as armed cattle-herders search for scarce grazing land.

Kuki Gallmann shot as land invasions surge in Kenya

Asia

Taliban attack prompts resignation calls in Afghanistan

Ministers, army chiefs must resign for failing to provide security, Afghan public says following deadly base assault.

Taliban attack prompts resignation calls in Afghanistan

Inside Story

Will security concerns affect the French elections?

France is on high alert as voters head to the polls after an attack on Paris' most famous boulevard, the Champs Elysees.

Middle East

Egypt says Sinai air raids kill ISIL affiliate's chiefs

Three leaders were among 19 members of Sinai Province group who were killed in air raids, Egyptian military says.

Egypt says air raids kill 19 ISIL fighters in Sinai

Africa

UN: 17 new mass graves found in central DRC

ICC will investigate reports of rapes and killings by soldiers if DRC government fails to, UN rights chief says.

UN: 17 new mass graves found in central DRC

Inside Story

Is the Korean Peninsula headed for war?

North Korea holds a large military parade after US sends warships to the region.

Security

German police detain Dortmund bus attack suspect

Apartments of two suspects are searched as 'terrorist link' is examined after three blasts targets football team bus.

Middle East

UN seeks to broker new talks on Western Sahara

Proposals from both Morocco and Polisario independence movement should be addressed, UN chief tells Security Council.

UN seeks to broker new talks on Western Sahara

Europe

Stockholm attack suspect confesses to 'terrorist crime'

Rakhmat Akilov accepts his custody detention and admits ploughing pedestrians in Swedish capital, his lawyer says.

Stockholm attack suspect confesses to 'terrorist crime'

Europe

Sweden: Uzbek native identified as truck attack suspect

Swedish prosecutors say man arrested for 'terrorist crimes' after truck rammed into crowds in Stockholm, killing four.

Africa

At least 19 people killed by land mine in Somalia

Minibus runs over explosive device in Somalia's Lower Shebelle region, killing passengers including women and children.

At least 19 people killed by land mine in Somalia

Politics

Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon dropped from NSC

US president reverses decision to include controversial chief White House strategist on the National Security Council.

Middle East

Egypt: Bomb blast kills one policeman, wounds 15

Blast from explosive device hidden in parked motorbike near police training centre kills one policeman and wounds 15.

Bomb explosion targets police in Egypt's Tanta