Turkey expels three German journalist

Germany's foreign minister has spoken out against Turkey's decision to expel three German journalists. Heiko Maas said the decision was "unacceptable" and he would campaign against it. The reporters were given 10 days to leave the...

New York mafia boss Persico dies at 85

The former boss of a major New York crime gang has died, after serving 33 of a 139-year prison sentence. Carmine Persico's lawyer said he died of complications arising from diabetes. He leaves a wife,...

Algeria’s Bouteflika warns of ‘chaos’

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has warned of a risk of "chaos" amid mass protests against his plans for re-election. In a letter published by Algeria's official APS news agency, 82-year-old Mr Bouteflika praised demonstrators for...

Tanzania teacher to hang for killing pupil

A teacher in Tanzania has been sentenced to death for beating a pupil so badly that he died of his injuries. Judge Lameck Mlacha said Respicius Mtazangira, 51, had acted maliciously when he repeatedly hit...

UK patient ‘free’ of HIV after stem cell treatment

A UK patient's HIV has become "undetectable" following a stem cell transplant - in only the second case of its kind, doctors report in Nature. The London patient, who was being treated for cancer, has...

Algeria’s President Bouteflika to seek fifth term

Algeria's veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again - but says he will not serve a full term. In a letter he said if he won April's vote he...

DRC president to free political prisoners

The new president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, says he wants to free all political prisoners within the next 10 days. In a speech he said he would ask the justice minister...

Anti-government protests sweep Algeria

Tens of thousands in Algeria have taken to the streets to protest against 81-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's plan to seek a fifth term in office. Police fired tear gas at protesters in the capital, Algiers. According...
US offers reward for Osama's son Hamza Bin Laden

US offers reward for Osama’s son, Hamza Bin Laden

The United States is offering a reward of up to $1m (£750,000) for information about one of the sons of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. Hamza Bin Laden is emerging as a leader...

Trump-Kim summit breaks down over sanctions

A summit between US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended with no agreement after the US refused North Korean demands for sanctions relief, President Trump said. "It was about the...
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