Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won Turkey’s run-off presidential election to seal another five-year term, according to official preliminary results that marked an end to a determined opposition effort to unseat the longtime leader.
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Once the mass murder of their people began, Safari Jean Bosco and his mother, sister, and brothers sought refuge in a Catholic church along with over 2,000 others packed into the building. Some prayed as hungry mothers strained to breastfeed.
A British man has been given a life sentence for travelling to Syria to join so-called Islamic State (IS) nine years ago.
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, sharply criticized the United States for delaying a possible agreement in the debt dispute until the last minute.
Sudan’s army on Friday called for reservists and retired soldiers to re-enlist amid a deadly conflict with a rival paramilitary and asked the United Nations to change its envoy to the country.
One of the Rwanda genocide’s most wanted remaining suspects, accused of ordering the death of 2,000 people hiding in a church, denied on Friday any involvement though said he was “sorry” for the 1994 killings.
Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development says it will make a final investment decision (FID) for its crude oil refinery next month, a crucial step towards commercially producing crude oil by 2025.
A Belgian aid worker jailed in Iran and an Iranian diplomat imprisoned in Belgium were freed on Friday in a swap agreement mediated by Oman, both sides said.
India’s Supreme Court on Friday granted a six-week interim bail to Delhi’s former health minister Satyendar Jain on medical grounds.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck Japan’s eastern regions, the country’s weather agency said on Friday.