Last Japanese troops leave UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
Oil-rich South Sudan has been ravaged by civil war since 2013, when President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, fired his deputy Riek Machar, an ethnic Nuer.
Trump son-in-law under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe - media reports
Jared Kushner is the only current White House official known to be considered a key person in the probe, the newspaper reported.
Booby-trap blast injures former Greek PM Papademos
Lucas Papademos, who served a brief stint as caretaker prime minister in late 2011 to mid-2012, did not have life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
Militia violence in Central African Republic leaves 300 dead
Fighting in the last two weeks has hit the towns of Bria, Bangassou and Alindao, all hundreds of kilometres east of the capital Bangui.
Nigeria’s Senate passes long-awaited oil governance bill
The Petroleum Industry Governance Bill is one part of proposed reforms that make up the sprawling Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
Congo opposes international probe of UN investigators’ deaths
Rights groups, however, say they suspect Congolese forces could have been involved in the deaths.
Trump directly scolds Nato allies, says they owe ‘massive’ sums
US President Donald Trump said certain member countries owed “massive amounts of money” to the United States and Nato.
LGBT community faces ‘invisible’ Hollywood summer movie season
GLAAD has said that only 23 of the 125 films released by the seven major Hollywood studios in 2016 includes LGBTQ characters.
Andy Murray slump is a mystery, says Becker
The Briton’s wretched form ahead of the French Open has left pundits including Boris Becker scratching their heads about what exactly is wrong with the world number one.
‘Sacred Deer’ reunites Colin Farrell with ‘messed up director of ‘Lobster’
‘Sacred Deer’ is one of two Farrell movies competing for this year’s Palme d’Or at Cannes.
Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: state news agency
An official from the National Telecom Regulatory Authority could not confirm or deny the news.
#RandReport: Rand races to 2-month high, stocks fall
At 1530 GMT, the rand had firmed 0.54% to 12.8550 per dollar, its firmest since 30 March.
Tiger Woods not planning to retire, recovering well after fourth back surgery
Woods, who is second on the all-time player list, has played sparingly since returning to golf in December after a 16-month layoff.
Tiger Brands to focus on home market after Africa review
Tiger Brands started the review under new chief executive Lawrence MacDougall after heavy losses in Nigeria.
Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry
Rapid7 said it had found more than 100,000 computers running vulnerable versions of the software, Samba, free networking software developed for Linux and Unix computers.
2 more Kenyan police die in latest roadside bombing
This brings the number of Kenyan security officials killed by roadside bombs to 11 over the past two days.
Adolescents with ADHD more likely to become teenage parents - study
Recent studies have linked the inattentive and impulsive symptoms of ADHD with risky sexual behaviour.
Britain’s economy slows more than expected in first quarter
Due to inflation, household spending in the first quarter of 2017 rose by 0.3%, its smallest increase since the final three months of 2014.