Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister.
Four foreign hostages have been freed by French forces in the West African country of Burkina Faso, the French government says.
The governing African National Congress (ANC) is expected to be returned to office in South Africa's parliamentary election, but with a reduced majority.
The pronouncement, which signalled a change in Catholic Church law makes reporting of sexual cases obligatory for clerics and allows anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if necessary.
US President Donald Trump said China "broke the deal" in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides.
Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis have been freed.
A fuel tanker lorry has overturned and exploded near the airport in Niger's capital, Niamey, killing at least 58 people, authorities say.
Prince Harry said they were "absolutely thrilled" and thanked the public for their support during the pregnancy.
Reports of the strike came as survivors told how they escaped the Aeroflot jet which burst into flames on landing at Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday.
A top official in Sudan's military council has said it will not allow civilians a majority on the supreme council set to rule the country during a transitional period.