Will Saif al-Islam Gaddafi run in Libyan elections?

The announcement that Saif al-Islam is planning to run for president has prompted mixed reactions within Libya.

Will Saif al-Islam Gaddafi run in Libyan elections?


Car bomb blast in Somalia's Mogadishu kills 14

Explosion outside popular hotel in Mogadishu kills at least 14 people and wounds 10, interior ministry spokesman says.

Deadly car bomb blast rocks Somalia's capital Mogadishu


Ukrainian pilot-turned-MP held over alleged coup plot

Prosecutors allege Savchenko planned to attack Ukrainian parliament building with guns and grenades.

Ukraine: Nadiya Savchenko held over alleged coup plot

The Far Right

Lawsuit against neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin to move forward

Tanya Gersh has accused Anglin of stirring up an online, anti-Semitic 'troll storm' against her and her family.

Lawsuit against US neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin to move forward


Arrest warrant issued for South Korea's former president Lee

Lee Myung-bak is the latest leader to face corruption allegations, a year after former president Park was detained.


Leaked documents show Saudi, UAE bid to influence Trump

A Lebanese-American businessman, George Nader, is said to have been working for over a year to win influence in the Republican National Committee.

Humanitarian crises

Eastern Ghouta: What is happening and why

Nearly 400,000 civilians are trapped as Syria's government pounds the rebel-held district with air raids and artillery.

Women's Rights

Tunisia: equal inheritance laws for women still controversial

A parliamentary group is drafting revised rules and recommendations to change existing inheritance laws.

Business & Economy

Mexico capital's water crisis over crumbling infrastructure

The global water crisis is being keenly felt in one of the world's largest capitals.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Profile: Aung San Suu Kyi

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, 'the lady' has drawn condemnation for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.


Hamas: Suspects in PM convoy attack killed in Gaza raid

Operation aimed at arresting main suspect of March 13 bomb blast leaves two Hamas security personnel dead.

Hamas: Rami Hamdallah convoy attack suspects killed in Gaza

Nicolas Sarkozy

France's Sarkozy charged with corruption

Ex-president has six months to appeal to have charges of illegal campaign financing by Libyan leader Gaddafi overturned.