• A lawyer for an opposition leader in Uganda says he is concerned for the safety of his client, who was charged with treason.
• A Stockholm court sentences a Swede of Rwandan origin to life in prison for genocide for his involvement in the 1994 massacres.
• Nigerian labour unions engage with government in an effort to avoid a strike over the rise in (subsidised) fuel prices.
• World powers say they are ready to supply Libya’s government in Tripoli with weapons to counter the Islamic State.
• Two Cairo courts sentence more than 100 protesters for taking part in peaceful, anti-government demonstrations in April.
• Six Moroccan athletes are arrested over doping allegations, after a lengthy probe.
• The deadlocked US supreme court fails to resolve a case about Obamacare, telling lower courts to reconsider the matter after tossing out their earlier rulings.
• Thousands of workers are urged to leave camps near Canada’s Fort McMurray as a resurgent wildfire advances towards them.
• Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, plans legal action against Volkswagen over its emissions scandal.
• Excavation work for a metro line in Rome unearths army barracks from the reign of Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd Century.
• Chinese tech firm Baidu unveils a plan to let driverless vehicles range freely around the entire city of Wuhu.
• A referendum to oust President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela gains support amid a state of emergency and economic trouble.