Somalia

Air raid in Somalia killed al-Shabab fighter, says US

US Africa Command says persistent pressure limits armed fighters' freedom of movement.

Air raid in Somalia killed al-Shabab fighter, says US

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam offers talks but shuns protesters' demands

City's chief executive still refuses to say extradition bill is withdrawn, stays silent on call for independent inquiry.

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam offers talks but shuns protesters' demands

Europe

Italian PM Conte faces removal as Salvini flexes political muscle

Far-right interior minister hopes to trigger elections by forcing Prime Minister Conte to resign on Tuesday.

Italian PM Conte faces removal as Salvini flexes political muscle

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso troops killed in 'major terrorist attack': Army

More than a dozen soldiers killed, several reported missing after a group of fighters launch attack in Soum province.

Burkina Faso troops killed in 'major terrorist attack': Army

Asia Pacific

Indonesia's Jokowi urges calm after violent West Papua protests

President's security minister says protests had been contained and pledges fair investigation into what led to unrest.

Indonesia's Jokowi urges calm after violent West Papua protests

Syria's War

Turkey says military convoy targeted in northern Syria

Turkish defence ministry says three civilians killed after air raids target military convoy in northwestern Syria.

United States

Ilhan Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Denouncing Netanyahu's decision to deny them entry, Omar, Tlaib urge politicians to visit Israel and occupied West Bank.

Ilhan Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Europe

Migration in focus on 30th anniversary of Pan-European Picnic

Thirty years after the Pan-European Picnic, leaders of Hungary and Germany are divided over how to treat asylum seekers.

Migration in focus on 30th anniversary of Pan-European Picnic

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan general accused of war abuses appointed army chief

Shavendra Silva has denied allegations, but rights groups see his appointment as undermining reconciliation efforts.

Sri Lankan general accused of war abuses appointed army chief

Latin America

Son, brother of outgoing Guatemalan president cleared of fraud

The corruption case has battered outgoing President Jimmy Morales's popularity.

Son, brother of outgoing Guatemalan president cleared of fraud

Abortion

Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump 'gag rule'

The organisation says it won't be 'bullied into withholding abortion information from patients'.

 Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump 'gag rule'

Afghanistan

Blasts hit Afghan city Jalalabad on independence day celebrations

At least 66 wounded in as many as 10 explosions in Jalalabad as country marks 100th anniversary of its independence.

Blasts hit Afghan city Jalalabad on independence day celebrations