If the first public comments from the Afghan Taliban's newly
appointed leader are anything to go by, Akhtar Mohammad
Mansour recognises how fractured the militant movement has
become and that humility and consensus may be his best way
South Korean President Park Geun-hye removed her minister of
health on Tuesday after criticism over the handling of an
outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome which killed 36
people as it spread through hospitals.
Brazilian police on Monday arrested former government
minister Jose Dirceu, one of the most senior members of the
ruling Workers' Party to be detained so far, in a corruption
scandal engulfing state-run oil company Petrobras.