UN chief warns of imminent genocide in South Sudan

UN chief warns of imminent genocide in South Sudan UN chief Ban Ki-moon has warned about an imminent genocide in South Sudan unless immediate action...

2016: Refugee arrivals fall as deaths hit record

While the number of people who arrived in Europe in 2016 dropped, the number of drownings reached a record. About 350,000 migrants and refugees have...
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Some 400,00 children at risk of starvation in Nigeria: UNICEF

“What is already a crisis can become a catastrophe,” UNICEF executive director Anthony Lake said on Tuesday. UNICEF said in the report that around 400,000...

Al-Shabab attack at Mogadishu port kills dozens

At least 29 people killed after car bomber struck a police complex and entrance of largest port in Somali capital Initial reports had put the...

Two ‘young girls’ used as human bombs

Nigeria Maiduguri: Two 'young girls' used as human bombs Police in the town of Maiduguri, Borno state, say the attack happened when the market was...

Blasts leave casualties in Nigerian city

  Police spokesman Victor Isuku confirmed that two blasts went off minutes apart in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State, on Sunday. He blamed...
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UN warns about looming threat of ‘genocide’ in South Sudan

There is a "strong risk of violence escalating along ethnic lines with the potential for genocide," Adama Dieng, the UN Special Adviser on the...
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Fighting between rival forces kill 29 in central Somali city

Local officials from the regions of Puntland and Galmudug confirmed the clashes on Monday and said 50 others were also wounded. Officials from Somalia’s semi-autonomous...
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Mali attack kills UN peacekeeper, civilians

The three were killed Sunday when traveling through the Mopti region in central Mali as part of a military convoy. The soldier was from Togo,...
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Takfiri militants kill 12 in Kenya guesthouse bombing

Kenyan media quoted police as saying that suspected militants from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militant group were behind the attack that targeted a guesthouse on...