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Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has cut a deal with a court in Madrid over tax evasion charges, accepting an €18.8m (£16.6m) fine.
China says it has written off almost $78m (£60m) from Cameroon’s debt as part of measures to ease economic hardship in the central African nation, but analysts say it is a play for greater access to resources.
A violent security crackdown on protesters fed up of Zimbabwe’s dire economy and cost of living has forced President Emmerson Mnangagwa to cut short a trip to Europe.Demonstrations began after President Mnangagwa announced a steep increase in the fuel price earlier this month.In the past week alone, some food prices have almost doubled and a bus ticket into the capital Harare is twice what it was:
A memorial service has been held in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, for some of those killed during an attack by Islamist militants in a hotel and office complex a week ago.
Zimbabwe represents an economy in freefall and one of the worst examples of political repression in contemporary Africa.President Emmerson Mnangagwa looks as if his control of events is nominal at best, while his deputy the former army chief Constantin Chiwenga wields the real power.
Former US marine Paul Whelan, who is accused of spying by Russia, must remain in custody while he awaits trial, a court in Moscow has ruled.
Three men and a teenage boy have been arrested and charged over an alleged plot against a small Islamic community in New York state.
Flights were grounded at Newark International Airport in the US state of New Jersey after two drones were spotted flying nearby.
The owner of an Australian fish and chip shop called The Battered Wife says she has been forced out of business following an “abusive witch hunt” by people unhappy with its name.
Hours after he lost his parents and a sibling in a bloody shooting on Saturday, a nine-year-old Pakistani boy exposed a blatant cover-up by police.