Botswana’s former president Ian Khama on Saturday evening quit the governing BDP which has ruled since independence more than half a century ago, citing a fall-out between him and his successor.
A tornado devastated a small community near Oklahoma City late on Saturday, killing at least two people and injuring several more, officials said yesterday, as a succession of violent storms kept pounding the Central Plains states.
Hundreds of Bangladeshi fishermen staged a protest in the country’s south yesterday, police said, after the government imposed an unprecedented two-month long fishing ban on the Bay of Bengal.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill resigned yesterday following a string of high-profile political defections that threatened his leadership.
US President Donald Trump yesterday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk.
Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong yesterday as part of annual demonstrations demanding that China be held accountable for its democracy crackdown in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet yesterday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had “a significant agenda” to deliver and it was time to get back to business.
Three more eurosceptics declared their bids to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservatives yesterday, amid reports that moderates are campaigning to stop the favourite, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson.