The Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen has declared a state of emergency and has ordered the arrest of the former president, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. Also: tech giants Uber and Waymo begin a court battle over alleged stolen trade secrets and dinosaurs may have become extinct because of their own success.
Allegations that government used chemical weapons on opposition forces and civilians.
Also, Paris attacks suspect criticises 'anti-Muslim bias', ANC leaders hold emergency meeting on Jacob Zuma's future, one of top investigators of illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn has been killed in Kenya, and does English spelling need a complete reform ?
Many Greeks object to the country of the same name calling itself Macedonia, saying it implies a territorial claim on Greece's northern Macedonia region. Also: the Israeli authorities tell African migrants to leave or else face imprisonment and a British ferry deck officer saves a drowning man.
The US actress says she was assaulted in London in 1994 - something Weinstein denies. Dozens of actresses accuse Weinstein of preying on them. He denies having non-consensual sex. Also: African migrants are targeted by a gunman in Italy in an apparently racist attack, and archaeologists in Egypt uncover a 4000 year-old tomb.