Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president
Cyril Ramaphosa, head of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), has been sworn in as South Africa's president, fewer than 24 hours after the resignation of embattled ex-leader Jacob Zuma. Read more.
A former top Saudi intelligence officer claims that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) sent a hit squad to kill him in Canada 13 days after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according t...read more.
Investigators probing the deadly blast that ripped across Beirut focused Wednesday on possible negligence in the storage of tons of a highly explosive fertiliser in a waterfront warehouse, while the government ordered the house arrest of several port officials. Read more.