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Floods in Iran have killed 76 people and caused more than $2.2bn in damages in recent weeks, with flood warnings still in place for large swaths of the country.
A British citizen with Asperger's syndrome who was accused of hacking into US government agencies and had faced extradition said Julian Assange has been put on the "sacrificial alter", as he warned that the WikiLeaks founder's arrest could have a damaging effect on press freedom.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's father on Sunday called on Australia to bring his son home, saying he was shocked to see his son's condition after his arrest in London last week.
Sudan's ruling military council has begun talks with organisers of mass protests demanding a civilian-led transition to democracy after the overthrow of longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir.
At least 16 people were killed and 20 others injured by stray bullets at protests and sit-ins on Thursday and Friday, a Sudanese police spokesman said in a statement on Saturday as the nation waited to hear from its newly appointed leader.
US prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with conspiracy for agreeing to break a password to a classified US government computer with former US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in 2010.
North Korea needs to deliver a "telling blow" to those imposing sanctions on the country by ensuring its economy is more self-reliant, its leader Kim Jong Un said.
Heavy gunfire was heard at a protest outside the Defence Ministry in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Tuesday, live broadcast by Arab TV stations showed.
Fighter jets for Libya's UN-backed government in Tripoli have targeted forces under the command of renegade General Khalifa Haftar, in a bid to halt his military assault on the capital that threatens to further destabilise the country.
The self-confessed white supremacist accused of killing 50 people at two Christchurch mosques last month has been charged with 50 counts of murder and 39 counts of attempted murder ahead of a court appearance on Friday.=
Researchers in the United States have genetically modified mosquitoes to make humans less attractive to them – a discovery that could dramatically reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue, malaria and Zika. Female...
A newspaper affiliated to Hamas is reporting that a deal has been reached with Israel to reduce tension in the Gaza Strip, as Palestinians prepare to mark the one-year anniversary of weekly protests along the border fence with Israel.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has approved six secret authorizations by companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, according to a copy of a document seen by the Reuters news agency.
Political parties jostled for position on Tuesday amid confusion about the winner of a weekend poll that was fought under a complicated new voting system including elements of proportional representation.
Seven Thai parties said on Wednesday they formed a "democratic front" after a disputed election, claiming the opposition won a majority in the lower house of parliament and the right to try and form a government.
Rescue workers in Mozambique are racing against time to save hundreds of people clinging onto roofs and trees around the devastated city of Beira, days after a powerful cyclone triggered flash floods, submerging entire villages and wiping out communities across southeastern Africa.
Rescue efforts in eastern Zimbabwe picked up pace on Tuesday in distressed areas from Cyclone Idai's trail of destruction, with nearly 100 people dead and hundreds missing.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.
After a long wait, President Muhammadu Buhari has finnaly signed the National Minimum Wage Bill into law.
Briton Lewis Hamilton won the 1,000th Formula One grand prix Sunday in Shanghai, China after grabbing the lead from Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the first corner.
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has said that the 9th National Assembly will rise above political, religious, and ethnic divides to address the myriads of challenges facing Nigerians.
The African Union on Monday threatened to suspend Sudan following last week's coup that saw Omar al-Bashir ousted by the military after nearly three decades in power.
Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey has been adjudged Atletico Madrid’s Best Player for the Month of March.