Sharif resigned in July after Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income.
Army base targeted by two suicide bombers then overrun by gunmen in hours-long firefight.
Puigdemont says if Spain follows up on stripping Catalonia of autonomy and blocks dialogue, secession will be declared.
What lies behind the close relationship between the Russian Orthodox Church and President Vladimir Putin?
The rise of the Orthodox Church in Russia appears unstoppable, write filmmakers Glen Ellis and Viktoryia Kolchyna who went to investigate the close ties between the church and Putin.
Month after election ended in a stalemate, minority party chooses two parties to form a coalition.
There is more unrest in Togo, it's been one month since a deadly earthquake in Mexico, and a film on spy in Lebanon.
Why was Alexandre Bissonnette, who killed six Canadian Muslims in a Quebec Islamic Centre, not charged with terrorism?
Palestinian Authority owes Augusta Victoria Hospital in occupied East Jerusalem '$35m' for patient referrals.
Madrid vows to impose direct rule in Catalonia unless declaration of independence is retracted.
Follow the Rohingya on their arduous escape from massacres at the hands of Myanmar's army to refugee camps in Bangladesh
Forty-three US legislators have urged the Trump administration to reimpose US travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders.
Meet the men and women keeping a 24-hour vigil on the spot where Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed.
Philippine president says 'rehabilitation' can begin but military general says dozens of fighters battle on.
The 48-hour offensive saw Kurdish forces entirely confined to their long-standing three-province autonomous region.
Political parties suspend campaign for legislative elections after reported recovery of Santiago Maldonado's body.
The president sends a message to the nation and other countries after success in regional elections.
Appeal comes as Madrid sees fresh regional regional polls as way out of crisis but also warns of suspension of autonomy.
Iraqi government troops have taken control of the northern city of Kirkuk amid tensions over Kurdish secession bid.
President Xi Jinping sets out long-term vision during Communist Party congress as he seeks to consolidate power.