Gunmen attacked a packed mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province on Friday and set off a bomb, killing at least 115 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in recent memory, state media reported.
On August 17, the Zimbabwean government issued an official denial that Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was vice president at the time, had eaten ice cream at a political rally.
World leaders may have been quick to voice outrage over video footage of Libyan slave auctions, but activists raised the alarm months ago — and their warnings fell on deaf ears.
A week after the death of Cosa Nostra boss Toto Riina, key figures in Italy’s judiciary and police have warned the mafia’s tentacles are extending into the virtual world.
Conditions for Rohingya refugees to safely return to Myanmar from Bangladesh are not in place, the UN said Friday, a day after the two countries announced repatriation would begin in two months.
China launched a nationwide investigation into its kindergartens on Friday after parents at a Beijing preschool said toddlers had apparent needle marks and were given mysterious pills — sparking outrage days after another daycare scandal.
Nicknamed “the Crocodile” for his ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa who took over Friday as Zimbabwe’s president, is a hardliner with ties to the military who could prove as authoritarian as his mentor Robert Mugabe.
President Vladimir Putin has offered his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri help in trying to find a submarine that disappeared in the South Atlantic a week ago, and dispatched a Russian military vessel to the scene.
The South African Supreme Court has given former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius a harsher prison term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A crisis surrounding Ireland’s deputy prime minister was on Friday threatening the country’s minority government and throwing key Brexit negotiations into confusion.
North Korea has replaced dozens of guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea following the dramatic defection of one of its soldiers last week, a report said Friday.