Maria Kolesnikova receives 11 years in jail and Maxim Znak 10 on charges of trying to seize power.
Ministers who served ousted President Alpha Cond are ordered to present themselves on Monday.
Mexico City's mayor said a statue of an Olmeca woman would replace that of the Italian explorer.
Israel launches a huge manhunt after six militants dig their way out of the high-security jail.
The Israeli twin girls were joined at the head but have been separated after a rare operation.
Anthony "AJ" Elfalak was spotted by a helicopter, drinking water from a creek near his home.
Taiwan says nuclear-capable bombers were among the jets that flew into the air defence zone.
The one-year-old girls are said to be recovering well after the 12-hour operation in Israel.
Families separated by state border closures meet up at road blocks to exchange emotional greetings.
Sunil Perera was the frontman of The Gypsies - Sri Lanka's biggest musical franchise.
Thousands of parties contest Indian polls but the rising participation masks a murky underbelly.
Ana Iris Simn's autobiographical book triggers a frenzied debate about the loss of village life.
Could the man accused of hatching the plot to fly planes into US landmarks 20 years ago have been stopped?
Pictures of squatters in a South African inner city with high levels of crime, drugs and prostitution.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham believes there will be no choice as "the threat will be so large".
Scientists fear four species are already extinct but say urgent action can save others.
Artists should swap private jets for trains among recommendations from climate scientists.
In more rural areas of Afghanistan, people welcome the end of a war that has killed tens of thousands.
The killing comes amid increasing reports of escalating repression of women in Afghanistan.
Gen Sir Nick Carter says the speed of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan surprised the UK.
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