Former defence chief Rajapaksa’s supporters stir ethnic tensions as he takes on the ruling party’s Premadasa.
Judges approve request to investigate alleged crimes against humanity over Myanmar’s crackdown against ethnic group.
Demonstrators stopped to pay their respects to Alaa Abou Fakher, who was shot in the head by a soldier on Tuesday.
Trump impeachment hearing with two key witnesses focus on Ukraine pressure campaign in first day.
Bernhard Esau and Sacky Shanghala are accused of receiving bribes in return for preferential access to fishing grounds.
Senator takes control saying Bolivia cannot be left in power vacuum by Evo Morales exit in wake of disputed election.
Foreign Minister Zarif baulks at EU statement suggesting it has kept up its part of the bargain over the nuclear deal.
Killing of Bahaa Abu al-Ata in Gaza comes as Palestinian group says its political leader was also targeted in Damascus.
Judges should be ‘brave’ in their pursuit of public officials during graft investigations, Hassan Nasrallah says.
Investigation launched after body of James Le Mesurier, who helped start volunteer rescue group in Syria, is discovered.