At least 77 people in southeastern Africa have been killed and more are still missing as Tropical Cyclone Irina sweeps through the region.
An Egyptian MP has been forced to resign from parliament and his Islamist party after claiming the injuries to his heavily bandaged face were from a beating to cover up a plastic surgery to his nose,
India’s governing Congress party is trailing in fourth place as votes are counted in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said time is running out to put a stop to Iran’s nuclear programme.
The African Union (AU) announced on Monday that Sudan and South Sudan would resume negotiations on outstanding issues in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 6.