India's Narendra Modi has spoken in Glasgow on Monday and Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was en route. But President Xi Jinping of China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, skipped attendance.
Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has returned home after being detained by General Abdel-Fattah Burhan. Germany has expressed its support for the civilian government.
Kenyan runner Agnes Tirop, a rising star in Kenya's athletics scene, was buried on Saturday (October 23) at a funeral attended by more than 1,000 people. Tirop was found stabbed to death in her home in the Rift Valley town of Iten on October 13, in an incident that has shone the spotlight on violence against women in Kenya. Her funeral was held on the day she would have turned 26, the Vicar presiding over her funeral service noted.
In northern Senegal, a sea barrier is being thrown up in the hopes of holding back coastal erosion. Also, we meet Richard Odjrado, an emerging star of the African tech world whose company is priming Benin's rise as an entrepreneurial hub. And adventure sports in South Africa are becoming more inclusive as the country's first paragliding wheelchair goes into use.
A young Congolese designed a wind turbine in his parents’ backyard in Kinshasa. It generates enough electricity for his household. Now, Francy Kalonji plans to expand production to supply his neighbors with electricity.
Marines from the battalion that suffered ten casualties - nine marines and one sailor - in the August 26 Kabul airport terrorist attack return to their home base of Camp Pendleton, California.
Afghan refugees in India say they are worried about their family members back home, as many are unable to leave the country. Ayaan Rashid, an Afghan refugee in India, says his family in Kabul tried to get out, but they could not. He says that under Taliban rule, women will have no rights and "the whole country for all women is a jail".
Burkina Faso’s Hugues Fabrice Zango, a bronze medallist in the triple jump at the Tokyo Games, comes home to cheering fans and celebratory dances after winning the first Olympic medal for the country.
A herd of wild elephants in China left home 16 months ago and have been wandering in Yunnan. Three dozen forestry firefighters now have the jumbo task of shepherding the elephants safely home.
On a remote island in Breidafjordur Bay off the west coast of Iceland, a thousand-year-old harvest takes place -- the hunt for elusive eiderdown, used to make some of the world's best duvets and quilts.
The raid on the home of The Insider's chief editor comes after the investigative news outlet was designated a "foreign agent."
Bangladeshis are rushing home to celebrate Eid al-Adha, the country's second-biggest religious festival, despite a lockdown and rise in coronavirus cases. However, authorities have said the nationwide coronavirus lockdown will be lifted Thursday, even as new infections soared to record levels.