Two suspects were killed and seven captured were captured after military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup attempt early on Monday, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with President Ali Bongo.
DRC President Joseph Kabila, in power since his father’s assassination in 2001, is due to step down after the vote in the first democratic transition for a country plagued by authoritarian rule, coups and civil wars since independence from Belgium in 1960
European governments must review their search and rescue capacities in the Mediterranean Sea according to the UN Refugee Agency in Geneva. "The fear is if there is no search and rescue in the Mediterranean, more lives will be lost,” says UNHCR spokesman Babar Baloch.
Theresa May visited South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya with the hope of reaching potential trade agreements ahead of Brexit next March. It comes as the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, offers Britain an unprecedented close relationship after Brexit