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Saudi king orders government reshuffle after Khashoggi fallout

The surprise shake-up saw the appointment of new ministers of the powerful National Guard, information and education, as well as the head of a new space agency, but the energy and finance ministries were unaffected despite an economic downturn.

19 killed in Sudan bread price protests

Clashes between Sudanese anti-riot police and protesters in demonstrations against a rise in bread prices have killed 19 people, the government said.

Nations count cost of 2018 climate disasters

This year is set to be the fourth hottest on record and as planet-warming carbon and methane levels in the atmosphere continue to rise, extreme weather events are likely to become far more common.