Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has launched a military offensive against the UN-recognised government in Tripoli, held surprise talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Rome on Thursday ahead of a visit to Paris next week, officials said.
Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong’s legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will extend Beijing’s powers over the financial hub.
Recent clashes between rival Libyan militias for control of the capital Tripoli have displaced more than 18,000 people, the UN said, and prompted the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to warn on Tuesday that she could investigate and possibly prosecute new offences.
The standoff in the South American country increased tensions between the United States and Russia, which accused each other of interference in the OPEC-member nation's affairs.
For much of the past 40 years, Iran has been battling Kurdish militants who use bases in neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan to stage attacks against the Guards and state institutions inside the country.
Tensions between Arab and African tribes in Darfur date back to 2003, when ethnic minority rebels took up arms against the then Arab-dominated government of since-ousted president Omar Al Bashir, accusing it of marginalising the region economically and politically.
European Union leaders meet without Britain on Thursday, but their departing neighbour’s absence will not make agreeing a budget any easier. While the EU chiefs watch their phones for news from the UK election, their summit faces
Protesters clashed with police as thousands took to the streets of Chile’s capital on Friday for a demonstration that marked 50 days since the outbreak of the country’s worst civil unrest in decades
In a statement Thursday, the Metropolitan Police said they were called overnight to "a large unlicensed music event in the street” and that officers unsuccessfully sought to encourage the crowd to leave.