Austria

Austrian far-right ministers to resign amid corruption fallout

Sacking of Interior Minister Kickl is set to trigger a walk-out of FPO ministers from Chancellor Kurz's government.

Austrian far-right ministers to resign amid corruption fallout

Iran

Swarms of butterflies bring colour to Iran's capital

The migration has helped elevate the public mood amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran.

Swarms of butterflies bring colour to Iran's capital

Mueller Probe

Trump directs ex-White House counsel McGahn to defy subpoena

White House cites Justice Department legal opinion, which argues McGahn has 'immunity from testifying'.

Trump directs ex-White House counsel McGahn to defy subpoena

Jacob Zuma

South Africa: Zuma lawyers challenge corruption charges

Legal representatives for scandal-plagued former President Jacob Zuma argue he is a victim of 'mob justice'.

South Africa: Zuma lawyers challenge corruption charges

Syria's War

Russian air raids 'kill five children' in Syria's Idlib

At least 10 civilians killed in Russian air attack on town of Kafranbel, Idlib province, say activists and a monitor.

Russian air raids 'kill five children' in Syria's Idlib

Yemen

UN warns food aid to Yemen could be suspended

World Food Programme says it could suspend aid in Houthi-controlled areas due to 'repeated obstacles' placed in its way.

UN warns food aid to Yemen could be suspended

Iran

Iran slams 'genocidal taunts' by US, increases uranium stockpiles

Zarif hits back at US warnings of 'official end' as Iran's nuclear agency quadruples production of low-enriched uranium.

Iran slams 'genocidal taunts' by US, increases uranium stockpiles

US-Mexico border

Fifth child dies in US custody after being detained at the border

CBP says 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday. He is the fifth migrant child to die in US custody since December.

Fifth child dies in US custody after being detained at the border

Middle East

Syria bombings: 10 civilians killed in Russian raids

Russia says it targeted opposition fighters who fired rockets at its Khmeimim airbase.

Algeria

Algeria's army chief says elections best way out of crisis

Protesters say transitional bodies need to be set up before free and fair elections can take place.

Algeria's army chief says elections best way out of crisis

Turkey

Turkey orders arrest of 206 foreign ministry personnel

Warrants issued for past and present ministry employees for having alleged links to group blamed for 2016 coup attempt.

Turkey orders arrest of 206 foreign ministry personnel

LGBT

Black US transgender woman who was attacked in April fatally shot

Muhlaysia Booker found dead in Texas on Saturday, about a month after she was assaulted in an attack caught on video.

Black US transgender woman who was attacked in April fatally shot