Africa

President Buhari, 78 others in the fray for Nigerian polls

Nigeria gears up for its presidential election next year.

President Buhari, 78 others in the fray for Nigerian polls

Latin America

Mexico: Migrant caravan comes to a halt in Tijuana near US border

In the Mexican border city of Tijuana, a massive caravan of Central American migrants has come to a halt.

Mexico: Migrant caravan comes to a halt in Tijuana near US border

Europe

Scientists redefine the value of a kilogramme

The International General Conference on Weights and Measurements has gathered to vote on redefining a vital calculation.

Scientists redefine the value of a kilogramme

Middle East

Khashoggi remembered in prayers across the world

Muslims around the world have been remembering Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during Friday prayers.

Khashoggi remembered in prayers across the world

Asia

Rajapaksa loses no-confidence vote amid parliamentary chaos

In Sri Lanka, for the second time this week, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa loses a vote of no confidence even as his supporters try to disrupt proceedings.

Rajapaksa loses no-confidence vote amid parliamentary chaos

Middle East

Despite Iran sanctions, China stays loyal

Trade between China and Iran predates most modern nations and despite the resumption of US sanctions on Iran, Chinese businesses still see Iran as a resource-rich country with a large population.

Despite Iran sanctions, China stays loyal