At least 44 people died and an unknown number went missing on Thursday when a ferry capsized in the south of Victoria, Africa's largest lake, Tanzanian government officials said.
RUSSIA - DOPING
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday lifted a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition but also sparking claims of "treachery" over the fight against doping.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group.
The Western film's image is to many a musty one, riven with clichés. But with “The Sisters Brothers”, Jacques Audiard’s sublime new feature film, the French filmmaker gives the genre’s perennial reputation a shot in the arm.
UK - EU
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said British Prime Minister’s so-called Chequers plan for Brexit was not acceptable following two days of EU talks in the Austrian city of Salzburg.
Ugandan security forces on Thursday whisked Bobi Wine away from the airport, where his supporters were not allowed to greet the ragga star-cum-opposition lawmaker, after his arrival from the US where he underwent medical treatment.
Election officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday released an official list of candidates for December’s presidential election, formally excluding two heavyweight opposition figures.
Colombia’s acreage of coca, the raw material for cocaine, expanded 17 percent to hit a new record last year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as the government mulls whether to restart aerial fumigation with the herbicide glyphosate.
If Manchester City wants to finally win a first Champions League title, it will have to start taking the competition a bit more seriously - on and off the field.
SOUTH KOREA-NORTH KOREA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in cleared a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: Climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea with its leader Kim Jong Un.