The irrigation ministers of three key Nile basin countries have kicked off high-stakes negotiations in Cairo about Ethiopia?s soon-to-be-finished mega-dam project, which Egypt says threatens its water supply.
In its biggest military funeral in decades, France is honoring 13 soldiers killed when their helicopters collided over Mali while on a mission fighting extremists affiliated with the Islamic State group.
Another five years of fighting in Yemen would cost as much as $29 billion just to sustain the current level of humanitarian aid ? more than the entire annual humanitarian budget globally ? an international relief group said Monday.
Pakistan?s police say it has charged hundreds of students and activists with sedition for making insulting remarks against its military at a protest demanding the lifting of a ban on political activity at universities.
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