Somalia's al-Shabab rebels have carried out a major attack against intelligence headquarters and a detention facility in central Mogadishu.
Israel has announced plans to expropriate 400 hectares of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the south of the occupied West Bank.
A group of Ukrainian women have been stranded at the Ukrainian border as a dispute over a Russian aid convoy blocks their mission to reach relatives.
A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists have been charged with terrorism for having alleged links to an outlawed group and planning attacks.
The ANC chief whip's office says the force Israel is using in Gaza is unjustifiable because innocent civilians, including children, are being killed.
Desmond Tutu is backing assisted dying and has asked his family not to prolong his life artificially.
Brazil's World Cup experience has ended with more trauma after suffering a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands in a battle for third place.
Both Israeli and Hamas forces have ruled out an end to hostilities as the death toll from fighting in Gaza climbs to more than 100.
Novak Djokovic has won his second Wimbledon title with a victory over Roger Federer, shattering the Swiss star's dream of a record eighth triumph.
Ugandan troops have killed 41 attackers in a battle with "tribal gunmen" in a western district near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.