Kenya's ruling party says hired firm linked to data breach
Best known for helping Donald Trump’s US presidential bid in 2016, the London-based consultancy also ran the campaigns of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2013 and 2017 elections.
Fifth package bomb strikes Texas, at FedEx facility
Officials did not say if they believed the device, which exploded at the FedEx facility in Schertz, Texas, was the work of a ‘serial bomber’.
Several people shot at Maryland high school - report
The shooting took place at Great Mills High School in St Mary’s County, about 110km south of Washington.
3 buses leave Russian embassy in London as expelled diplomats head to Moscow
Russian embassy workers waved to the leaving diplomats and their families as the buses pulled away, a Reuters photographer at the scene said.
Cambridge Analytica stage-managed Kenyan president's campaigns - UK TV
Reports on Saturday said Cambridge Analytica had acquired private data harvested from more than 50 million Facebook users to support Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential election campaign.
France coach Deschamps to discuss Pogba's form at United
Paul Pogba, who is preparing for friendlies against Colombia and World Cup hosts Russia next Monday, has been out of form under Jose Mourinho this season.
North Korea denuclearisation not on the agenda in Helsinki talks - Finnish govt
But Finnish foreign minister Timo Soini, speaking in an interview with Finnish broadcaster MTV, said North Korea’s nuclear programmes were not on the table.
Weinstein Co files for bankruptcy, ends all non-disclosure agreements
The Weinstein Company filed for bankruptcy in the Delaware court, listing $500 million to $1 billion in liabilities and $500 million to $1 billion in assets.
John Oliver trolls Mike Pence with a book about gay bunnies
Vice President Mike Pence has been criticised for his stances on LGBT issues, especially when he was governor of Indiana.
South Africa's CPI to slows to 4% year/year in February
Core inflation, which excludes the prices of food, non-alcoholic beverages, petrol and energy, was unchanged at 4.1% year-on-year in February.
Fiorentina to rename training ground after Astori
Davide Astori, who played 289 Serie A matches over 10 seasons and won 14 caps for Italy, died of what authorities said was cardiac arrest.
World's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya
The 45-year-old rhino named Sudan was being treated for age-related complications and the decision was taken to euthanise him on Monday.
Uber suspends North American tests of self-driving cars after woman killed
The ride services company said it was suspending North American tests of its self-driving vehicles, which are currently going on in Arizona, Pittsburgh and Toronto.
'Warned of Boko Haram, Nigerian security lapses helped schoolgirls' abduction'
The kidnapping on 19 February of the girls from Dapchi, aged between 11-19, had echoes of the Islamist insurgency’s abduction in 2014 of 276 students from the town of Chibok.
G20 pushes for free trade as US vows to defend national interest
The Buenos Aires meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the world’s 20 biggest economies was meant to discuss a brightening economic outlook, among other things.
Damascus sees some Ghouta rebels accepting deals soon
The opposition accuses Assad of moving his opponents out of Syria’s main towns and cities to the border with Turkey in what it calls a systematic policy of “demographic change”.
Palestinian President attacks Hamas, calls US ambassador 'son of a dog'
The Palestinian leader accused Ambassador David Friedman of defending Israeli settlers in the West Bank by saying that they were building on “their land”.
Facebook under pressure as US, EU urge probes of data practices
Facebook said on Monday it had hired forensic auditors from the firm Stroz Friedberg to investigate and determine whether Cambridge Analytica still had the data.