Russian lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov, dubbed the "secret oligarch," has been taken into police custody in southern France. Russia's embassy has extended "all possible assistance" to the billionaire senator.
The UN Security Council's compensation agency has announced Baghdad's desire to settle war reparations by 2021. Iraq had suspended compensation payments following the rise of the "Islamic State" militant group.
Kenya's top court has cleared the way for President Kenyatta to serve a second term. But low voter turnout and threats against the judges have left critics doubtful that his claim to the presidency is legitimate.
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