Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine: 'Museveni will end up in the dustbin of history'
In an interview with FRANCE 24 from South Africa, Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine said he was "definitely the elected president of Uganda". Wine, who unsuccessfully ran for the country's top job in January, accused President Yoweri Museveni of "mass murder" and called on the Ugandan people to "liberate themselves" from a "dictatorship". Comparing Museveni to ousted dictators Robert Mugabe, Omar al-Bashir and Muammar Gaddafi, Wine predicted it was "just a matter of time" before the president "ends up in the dustbin of history".
Former Basque separatist leader acquitted on one charge
A French court did not find enough evidence to uphold Josu Ternera's conviction for membership of ETA between 2011 and 2013. The former separatist leader still has another case to answer to.
EU court strips ex-Catalan leader of immunity
Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, along with two separatist allies, could now be extradited to Spain to face criminal charges.
Protesters call for Philippines’ Duterte to step down as leader defends war on drugs
Thousands protest in the Philippines capital Manila as they mark one year left in power for President Rodrigo Duterte. The groups -- from several different sectors -- are calling for Duterte to step down. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hailed his signature drug war policy, but lamented there was a "long way" to go in the controversial crackdown that has killed thousands of people.
Mali's interim leader Assimi Goïta assures public he's well after stabbing attempt
Mali's transitional president, Colonel Assimi Goïta, says he is "very well" hours after a man tried to stab him following Eid al-Adha prayers at the Grand Mosque in Bamako. The shocking attack follows months of political turmoil in Mali, which is also battling a jihadist insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives and driven hundreds of thousands from their homes.
Greece: Fugitive far-right Golden Dawn leader arrested
Golden Dawn deputy leader Christos Pappas had been on the run from Greek authorities since October.
Nigeria: Biafra separatist leader faces trial after arrest
Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of a Biafran pro-independence group has been returned to Nigeria years after fleeing a trial. The spectre of full-scale civil war hangs over recent violence in the region.
How Nnamdi Kanu was re-arrested
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been re-arrested and brought back to Nigeria to face his trial. Nnamdi Kanu and his co-defendant are facing treasonable felony charges at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Kanu fled the country in September 2017 after an invasion of his home by the military in Afara-Ukwu, near Umuahia, Abia State.
Hong Kong leader says press must not 'subvert' government
Media outlets in Hong Kong must not "subvert" the government, the city's leader says, rejecting US criticism of recent action against pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily under a powerful new security law.
China nuclear plant: Hong Kong leader says radiation levels 'normal'
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the government is monitoring the radiation levels in the city's reservoirs and that "everything is normal", following a US media report of a potential leak at China's Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in populous Guangdong province which neighbours the financial hub.