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Ethiopia and Eritrea declare end of war

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (l) and Eritrea's President Isaias Afewerki embraced after signing the declaration The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have signed...

Boris Johnson quits to add to pressure on May over Brexit

Boris Johnson has resigned as Foreign Secretary amid a growing political crisis over the UK’s Brexit strategy. He is second senior cabinet minister to...

Jacob Zuma’s son charged with corruption

The son of South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been charged with corruption in a court in the commercial city of Johannesburg. Duduzane...

Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

Brexit Secretary David Davis, who has been leading negotiations to leave the EU, has resigned from the government. In his resignation letter, Mr Davis...

Novichok: Murder inquiry after Dawn Sturgess dies

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a woman exposed to nerve agent Novichok in Wiltshire died. Dawn Sturgess, 44, died in hospital on...

Mogadishu car bomb attack claimed by al-Shabab

Militants have launched their first major attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu since the start of Ramadan almost two months ago. Journalists say al-Shabab...

Three-year-old drowns in SA toilet

A three-year-old boy is the latest child to die in South Africa after drowning in a pit latrine. Omari Monono died in the outside...

North Korea: US is making ‘gangster-like’ demands on denuclearisation

North Korea has accused the US of using “gangster-like” tactics to push it towards nuclear disarmament after a fresh round of high-level talks. It...

Japan floods: Dozens killed in deluges and landslides

Flooding and landslides have killed at least 38 people and left dozens missing in western areas of Japan. Most of the deaths have occurred...

Thailand cave rescue: Boys tell parents ‘don’t worry’ in letters

The Thai boys trapped in a cave have exchanged emotional letters with their parents, for the first time since their ordeal began two weeks...