Sudan’s military leader declares state of emergency, hours after his forces arrested PM Hamdok.
Governments, human rights groups demand release of Sudanese civilian political leaders and reject apparent coup.
Amnesty to close two Hong Kong offices, cites security law
Rights group says broadly worded law has made it ‘effectively impossible’ to continue its work in the Chinese territory.
Timeline: What led to Hamdok’s arrest, dissolution of Sudan gov’t
Armed forces detained PM Hamdok following weeks of pro-democracy and pro-military protests.
‘Kill them all, don’t spare anyone’: A massacre in Burkina Faso
As violence increases across the country, a survivor of an attack in Solhan gives a harrowing account of the bloodshed.
Fire under control on cargo ship spewing toxic gas off Canada
Blaze on ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia appears to be under control, Canadian Coast Guard says.
Red Cross calls for urgent help for PNG after record COVID surge
The Pacific nation is reporting more cases amid one of the world’s slowest vaccine rollouts.