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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

PHOTOS: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala assumes office as WTO DG

Former Nigerian minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Monday assumed office as Director-General of the World Trade Organization. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala assumed office amid high expectations...

Guterres nominated for second term as UN scribe

The Portuguese government has officially nominated UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as a candidate for a second term in office. UN spokesman, Mr Stephane Dujarric, disclosed...

Ugandan soldiers jailed for assaulting journalists

Six Ugandan soldiers were handed prison sentences of up to three months by a military court on Thursday for taking part in the brutal...

Nigerian Economist Okonjo-Iweala poised to become WTO chief

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is set to get its first leader from an African nation on Monday. Senior Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, also the...

JUST IN: Trump acquitted by Senate in second impeachment trial

The Senate voted Saturday to acquit former President Donald Trump, bringing Trump's second impeachment trial to a close. The vote came after a five-day proceeding...

China bans BBC World news

Chinese regulators have accused the UK's global broadcaster of breaking China's media code. The move follows the decision by UK authorities to revoke the...

Al Jazeera reporter, Mahmoud Hussein regains freedom after 4 years in Jail

Egypt has released Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein after more than four years in detention without formal charges or trial. Hussein, an Egyptian national held...

80 arrested for producing fake vaccines

Chinese authorities, on Monday, detained 80 people on suspicion of producing counterfeit coronavirus vaccines. State news agency, Xinhua reported that the detained are alleged to...

UN, US condemn military coup in Myanmar

The UN  and US have condemned the coup in Myanmar and called for a return to constitutional and democratic order in the Southeast Asian...

JUST IN: Veteran broadcaster Larry King dies aged 87

Veteran US television host Larry King has died aged 87, his production company said. The former CNN talk show host was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical...