President Bashir is the latest Arab leader swept away by a wind of change. The question now is how much of the rest of his regime will fall with him. Also in this edition: the rogue Libyan general who's advancing on Tripoli; another Brexit reprieve lets MPs draw breath; Netanyahu wins the Israeli election; and as Indians start voting in their general election - the role of dynastic politics in South Asia.
(Picture: the student Alaa Salah who became a symbol of the anti-government protests in Sudan.
Credit: Courtesy Lana H Haroun).
Turkey's strongman humbled
President Erdogan made the local elections about him. Big-city voters went the other way. Also in this edition: Facebook U-turns to ask for regulation; Britain's prime minister asks the opposition to help over Brexit; Algeria's president is forced out; Brunei introduces sharia law for adultery and homosexual behaviour; and why a new era in Japan is more annoying than it sounds.
(Picture: President Erdogan on Turkey speaks to supporters as first results come in from local elections.
Mueller report: Trump triumphant
The special prosecutor is said to have cleared the Trump team of colluding with Russia. But it reportedly made no decision on whether the president tried to obstruct justice. Also in this edition: the UK parliament rejects Mrs May's Brexit deal again; the end of IS's territorial caliphate; Purdue and its owners reach an Oxycontin settlement; the slow-motion ousting of the president of Algeria; and MGs and mojitos - Prince Charles goes to Cuba.
(Picture: President Trump at a MAGA rally after the handing in of the Mueller report which is said to clear him of colluding with Russia.
Credit: Getty Images)
After the cyclone
Hundreds of thousands of people were hit by the storm and floods. Now a huge aid and rescue operation is under way in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Also in this edition: the president of Kazakhstan bows out - gradually; the sixth sense we didn't know we have; Britain gets a Brexit reprieve; and we ask: which government is in the most trouble - the UK or the US?
(Picture: Aerial view of flood waters in Mozambique after cyclone Idai.