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Peres 'fighting for his life' as condition worsens: source

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres was "fighting for his life" on Tuesday after suffering a stroke earlier this month, a source close to him said.

As Syria diplomacy fails, Russia opts for 'total war': analysts

Convinced that negotiations with Washington are now futile, Russia has decided to throw its military might behind the Syrian regime's drive to recapture Aleppo, analysts say.

Trump's sniffles a social media sensation

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stole the social media spotlight during a US presidential debate on Monday night - this time for what Twitter users branded a #Trumpsniffle.

Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump traded insults and sparred over temperament, stamina and judgment Monday, in a fiery US presidential debate that often saw the Republican on the back foot.

Taiwan shuts down as Typhoon Megi strikes

Taiwan went into shutdown Tuesday as the island faces its third typhoon in two weeks, with thousands evacuated, schools and offices closed across the island and hundreds of flights disrupted.

Ali Bongo sworn in as Gabon president after disputed win

Ali Bongo was sworn in as Gabon's president after the country's top court controversially validated his fiercely contested election win, taking his family's reign over the oil-rich country into a fifth decade.

Malian jihadist guilty of Timbuktu attacks

War crimes judges Tuesday found a Malian jihadist guilty of destroying Timbuktu's fabled shrines, and were set to pass sentence amid hopes the court will send a strong message to help safeguard the world's ancient monuments.

ICC to rule on damage of Timbuktu shrines by Islamist rebel

International war crimes judges are to rule on Tuesday in the case of a former Islamist rebel who pleaded guilty to wrecking holy shrines during Mali's 2012 conflict and apologised for the damage he caused in Timbuktu.

DR Congo opposition suspends role in 'dialogue' process

An opposition group taking part in a so-called "national dialogue" to resolve a political crisis in DR Congo said Friday it had suspended its participation after deadly violence in the capital this week.

Migrants tell of clamour to survive as teeming boat sinks off Egypt

Mohamed Mabrouk hoped to sail from Egypt to a better future in Europe. But just before sunrise on Wednesday, the teen called his uncle in a panic as the boat carrying him and hundreds more migrants across the Mediterranean was overwhelmed by water.