Gunmen attack Christians in Egypt, kill 23

Gunmen kill 23 in gun attack on Christians in Egypt: provincial governor Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians as they were driving to a...

Over 140 killed in Libya after militia allied with UN-backed govt ravages rival military...

Over 140 killed in Libya after militia allied with UN-backed govt ravages rival military base   The attack unfolded Thursday afternoon at Brak Al-Shati airbase, which...

DR Congo hit by fresh Ebola outbreak: WHO

DR Congo hit by fresh Ebola outbreak: WHO In a television address, Health Minister Oly Ilunga confirmed the cases while urging the population “not to...

Boko Haram threatens to bomb Nigeria capital

Boko Haram threatens to bomb Nigerian capital In a video obtained by Sahara Reporters, a US-based journalism website, a man calling himself a Boko Haram militant said "more...

ICC seeks probe into Libya human smuggling

ICC wants to investigate refugee-related crimes in Libya Thousands of asylum seekers, including women and children, are being held in detention centers across Libya where...

Over 80 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram in prisoner swap

Over 80 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram in prisoner swap – Nigeria   The Nigerian government issued a statement on Sunday, confirming that 82 Chibok...

17 mass graves unearthed in central Congo

UN investigators unearth 17 mass graves in Congo The UN said in a statement issued on Wednesday that the graves were reportedly dug by Congolese...

3,000 refugees rescued off Libya coast

3,000 refugees rescued off Libya coast: Italian coastguard The Italian coastguard made the announcement on Saturday, saying that the refugees had been pulled to safety...

‘Libya risks return to chaos amid renewed fighting’

UN chief warns of Libya risking return to wide conflict Guterres made the warning in a report to the UN Security Council on Thursday, saying...

3 million Kenyans need food aid: Red Cross

Number of hungry Kenyans doubles to 3 million: Red Cross Kenya is one of several East African countries suffering from food crises, along with Ethiopia;...