Middle East

Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudis show attack evidence

Iran again denies involvement in Saudi oil attacks as Riyadh presents 'material evidence' from its inquiry.

Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudis show attack evidence

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC army: Hutu rebel commander Mudacumura killed

Mudacumura, who led the FDLR fighter group for years, was killed overnight in Rutshuru territory, army says.

DRC army says Rwandan Hutu rebel commander Mudacumura killed

Liberia

Fire in Liberia religious school kills dozens of children

Students were learning the Quran when the fire broke out in Paynesville, near Monrovia, a police spokesman says.

Fire in Liberia religious school kills dozens of children

Donald Trump

Trump names Robert O'Brien as new national security adviser

Hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien, who has a history in Republican foreign policy circles, will replace John Bolton.

Trump names Robert O'Brien as new national security adviser

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli soldiers at checkpoint

Woman allegedly holding a knife is shot and later died without receiving medical treatment.

Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli soldiers at checkpoint

Israel

Rivals heading for deadlock in Israel election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks unlikely to win a 61-seat majority as coalition negotiations loom.

Israel election: Partial results show rivals heading for deadlock

Asia

Pakistan, Afghanistan inaugurate 24/7 Torkham border crossing

Round-the-clock operations launched as the two South Asian countries aim to boost bilateral and transit trade.

Pakistan, Afghanistan inaugurate 24/7 Torkham border crossing

US & Canada

Former Trump aide refuses to answer impeachment panel

Corey Lewandowski refuses to answer questions that might incriminate the president at hearing into Russian meddling.

Europe

Consider leaving UK after Brexit, Polish ambassador tells Poles

Arkady Rzegocki urges compatriots to 'seriously' think of returning home over concerns about EU 'settlement scheme'.

Consider leaving UK after Brexit, Polish ambassador tells Poles

Latin America

Argentina economy looking to US dollar during crisis

Argentina is waiting for the International Monetary Fund's decision on a loan to boost its economy.

Europe

UK Gormley exhibition works challenge view of the world

In this world of constant distractions, Gormley's works bring stillness and silence - it's art stripped down to bare life.

Netherlands

Killing of crown witness's lawyer shocks Amsterdam

Derk Wiersum was the lawyer for Nabil Bakkali, a crown witness in a case against 16 men accused of five murders.

Killing of crown witness's lawyer Derk Wiersum shocks Amsterdam