Britain raced to hunt down a jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester concert attack, as a row escalated between London and Washington over leaked material from the probe.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced in his book Tout pour la France (All for France) that he has decided to be a candidate in the 2017 presidential election.
US President Barack Obama's half-brother Malik Obama, a longtime Democrat, has switched allegiance to the Republican party and intends to vote for Donald Trump because he believes the business tycoon "speaks from the heart".
Donald Trump says he made "a lot of money" in a deal years ago with Muammar Gaddafi, despite suggesting at the time he had no idea the former Libyan dictator was involved in renting his suburban New York estate.
Social media giant Facebook and mobile message service WhatsApp are increasingly being used to sell weapons like AK-47s and truck-mounted machine guns in war-ravaged Libya, a media report said on Saturday.
State TV reported the blast occurred near a police officers' club. It showed footage of the blast scene, including several damaged vehicles and one burnt-out car.
North Korea has defended its latest nuclear test, citing the fate of two toppled West Asia-North Africa leaders, while flexing its military muscle by showing TV footage of a submarine-launched missile test
China had been advising Pyongyang not to go ahead with its nuclear ambitions.
Azam Khan's oil market world view is dated and simplistic. Yes, the oil prices have softened lately but that is not due to any political manipulation
Islamic state (IS) affiliates in Libya have executed a judge, Mohamed Al-Namli, who was abducted a week ago, the Libyan Judicial Organisation said on Wednesday.
The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the bomb attacks against the embassies of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Tripoli, Libya.
Libya's disintegration comes as international efforts to tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq and Syria have highlighted stark strategic differences between Turkey and its regional and international partners.
Three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is caught up in growing unrest as rival armed factions compete for control of the country's oil resources.
Libya's Supreme Court on Thursday declared the internationally recognised parliament as unconstitutional, in a ruling likely to fuel further chaos in the north African oil producing nation.
As the war continues in Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, at least 130 have been killed in the past 10 days. Heavy fighting flared on Sunday between Libya's army and Islamist militias.
Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other as they seek to set the country's political agenda and control its vast oil reserves.
Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but more details on the latest fighting in Libya were not immediately available.
Republicans have been quick to characterize the chaos in Libya and the Benghazi attacks as further evidence of the administration's weak foreign policy.
Libya's oil production has fallen, turning back a hard-won increase since April in revenue just as it faces increased fighting in the capital and across Benghazi.