The Muslim World
The battle for power between Sudan’s top two generals has reignited intercommunal violence in the country’s Darfur region.
Tunisian authorities opened an investigation Wednesday into a shooting attack at a synagogue that killed two Jewish pilgrims and three members of the country’s security forces. The motive of the gunman, whom guards killed before he could enter the building on the island of Djerba, remained unclear.
The Ukrainian government is seeking to extend a wartime deal that allowed the country’s grain to get to nations in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. That's according to a top Ukrainian official after the latest talks on prolonging the agreement. The talks in Istanbul on Thursday involved Turkish, Russian, Ukrainian and United Nations officials but yielded no decisions for an extension. The deal is due to expire next Wednesday. Ukraine's deputy prime minister says additional discussions are expected in an online format, A Russian diplomat says Moscow is considering proposals made by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and contacts continue but if there is no consensus by May 18, the deal “will cease to exist.”
Wild currency moves? Bazooka rate hikes? The many unknowns around Turkey's pivotal elections on Sunday are leaving even the most experienced investors hedging their bets on how markets will react.
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday called on Afghanistan to reform its radical policies excluding women from education and public life and “adopt a more resolute attitude in combating terrorism.”
The instability that led to the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan has plunged millions into poverty and left the country at the edge of default.