Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after collapsing in court on Monday, the attorney general said. He was 67.
The Kremlin has described as quite worrying a New York Times report alleging that the United States has escalated its cyber attacks against Russia through incorporating malicious software into Russian power systems.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says dialogue is the "only possible way" to achieve peace on the Korean Peninsula and that Russia will work to promote the negotiation process to resolve the crisis in the region.
Several people have lost their lives or sustained injuries when a powerful explosion ripped through a residential area in Syria’s Kurdish-populated northeastern city of Qamishli on the border with Turkey.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has urged no exploitation of the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which tarnished his international reputation, for political gains, in an apparent veiled attack on Turkey, which presses Riyadh to disclose the body’s whereabouts.