Israeli police are calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be charged over alleged bribery cases.

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South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a televised statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect but said he disagreed with his ANC party's decision.

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Senior leaders of British aid organization Oxfam are to meet government officials Monday amid warnings it could lose public funding over allegations its staff hired prostitutes in Haiti.

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The Chinese government says it is ready to support a plan by the African Union (AU) to establish a representational office in its capital, Beijing.

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A Russian passenger plane has crashed after leaving Moscow's Domodedovo airport with 71 people on board.

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Thirty-one people have died from Lassa fever in Nigeria since the start of this year, the health minister said, with cases of the viral disease recorded across the country.

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Warplanes launched heavy attacks on the two last major rebel-held areas in Syria, killing at least 29 people in the Ghouta suburb near the capital and choking people with gas in Idlib in the northwest, rescue workers and a war monitor said on Monday.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components.

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While George Weah has made global headlines since his first presidential bid in 2006, many have criticised the media for focusing on his football success and ‘Cinderella’ political story rather than the substance of his politics.

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The United Nations has allowed sexual harassment and assault to flourish in its offices around the world, with accusers ignored and perpetrators free to act with impunity, the Guardian has been told.

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Global confidence in US leadership has fallen to a new low, and the country now ranks below China in worldwide approval ratings, according to a new Gallup poll.

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