Opposition leaders are trying to mobilize against efforts to remove an age barrier in the constitution that prevents 73-year-old President Yoweri Museveni from extending his rule when his current term expires in 2021.
"Isis is currently in an 'interim' period focusing on a much bigger endgame," Elaine Duke, US President Donald Trump's acting Secretary of Homeland Security, warned.
Photos show fighting is still going on in Marawi long after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared it had been liberated from Islamist militants.
US officials estimate there are 6,500 Isis fighters left in Iraq and Syria, where multinational coalitions have recaptured several territories previously controlled by the group.
Iraq's dramatic move against the Kurds came soon after they had fought side by side to rid the country of Islamic State (Isis/Daesh).
Taliban threats, extreme poverty and child marriage prevent many girls in Afghanistan from getting a proper education.
Raqqa has witnessed intensified fighting as Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by a US-led coalition, started a campaign to recapture the city in June.
A refugee camp in Aïn Issa, a town 50km from Raqqa, is hosting families of fighters while coalition forces continue to gain territory in the former Isis stronghold.
Iraq Army troops invaded Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk as tensions are soaring following an independence referendum held in the autonomous Kurdistan region.
This is the worst attack in Africa's history since Al-Qaeda was blamed for twin attacks on US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998, when 220 people died.
Hundreds of civilians fled the city last week as US-led airstrikes on Isis fighters intensified to drive them from one of their last Syrian strongholds.
Syrian battery attacked after it allegedly fired on Israeli warplanes during reconnaissance mission over neighbouring Lebanon.
British national Sally Jones and her 12-year-old son Joe Dixon are believed to have been killed by a Predator drone in Syria. Legal questions surround their deaths.
Philippines Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute were dead and the Marawi siege could end soon.
Kurdish forces, called the peshmerga, had driven Isis out of Kirkuk. Now their positions in the city are under attack from the Iraqi army, its former ally against Islamic State.