A British man struggling with serious illnesses which had made him even unable to stand on his feet has died not long after he was denied of the help he was entitled to receive under a government welfare system.
Footage filmed in the Sudan capital Khartoum on Saturday, April 21, shows artists painting graffiti on a wall near the army's headquarters following the toppling of the country's leader, Omar al-Bashir.
Ahmet Davutoglu, a former prime minister and close ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has censured the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for its poor performance in the March local elections.
Iran says it gives no credit to a US decision to eliminate the waivers that allowed importers to buy Iranian oil despite Washington's sanctions, stressing Tehran has been in touch with European partners and neighbors to counter any adverse consequences of the move.
On another day of provocative action in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds, the Israeli minister of agriculture and rural development, Uri Ariel, along with dozens of settlers have toured the al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
The United States has launched a multi-million-dollar cleanup operation at a former air base in Vietnam that was used to store Agent Orange, a toxic herbicide responsible for causing cancer and a series of health complications among the Vietnamese after the US military intervention in the country in the 1960s and 70s.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed Hossein Salami, a senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), as the new chief commander of the military elite force, promoting him to the rank of major general.
Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi and his Chinese counterpart exchanged views about a range of issues, including ways to boost “operational cooperation” between the two navies.
Author John Hill is a special guest of the 37th Fajr International Film Festival (FIff). His research and writing focus on a variety of areas including film and television history, national and regional cinema, film industry, film policy and the politics of film.