Campaigning for South Africa’s upcoming election has reached a climax with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers.
A stretch of road in Los Angeles has been renamed after former US president Barack Obama.
Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Sunday performed the second day of coronation activities, granting new titles to members of the royal family in front of an audience of dignitaries including top government officials and senior Buddhist monks.
Pope Francis has urged Bulgarians to open their hearts and homes to migrants, arguing that a country like Bulgaria, which is losing so much of its population to emigration, should well understand the forces that drive people to leave their native lands.
Pope Francis has arrived in Bulgaria, the European Union’s poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants.
Sri Lankan Catholics celebrated Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks by Islamic extremists.
Former US vice president Joe Biden, who is a candidate for president in 2020, has said Theresa May has asked him for reassurance about the “special relationship” between the UK and US.
Palestinian militants have fired more than 250 rockets into Israel, drawing dozens of retaliatory air strikes on targets across the Gaza Strip in a round of heavy fighting that broke a month-long lull between the enemies.
North Korean state media has said leader Kim Jong Un observed a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons.
Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo.
Palestinian militants have fired more than 200 rockets into Israel, drawing dozens of retaliatory air strikes on targets across the Gaza Strip in a round of intense fighting that broke a month-long lull.