Militants gun down dozens of mourners in Nigeria

Image copyright AFP Image caption Boko Haram started an insurgency in northern Nigeria 10 years ago At least 65 people have lost their lives after suspected Boko Haram militants opened fire on a funeral in…

South African report backs limited land seizures

Image copyright AFP Image caption The radical EFF opposition party has made land expropriation without compensation a key national issue A presidential panel in South Africa has proposed expropriation of land without compensation, but in…

Talks to salvage Iran nuclear deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption The talks have been held in Vienna Talks to try to save the Iran nuclear deal have been held amid rising tensions over tankers in the Gulf. After meeting officials…

Indigenous man killed as Brazil miners take land

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Wajãpi indigenous community live in a remote area in northern Brazil Dozens of armed miners have invaded a remote indigenous reserve in northern Brazil and stabbed to death at…

Air strike on Libya hospital kills five doctors

Image copyright AFP Image caption The government says a warplane belonging to rogue general Khalifa Hafta carried out the attack An air strike has killed five doctors in a hospital in the southern outskirts of…

British woman arrested over false rape claim

Image copyright EPA Image caption Twelve men appeared in court over the alleged attack A British woman who alleged she was raped in Cyprus has been arrested on suspicion of making a false allegation, according…

Jailed Russian opposition leader taken to hospital

Image copyright EPA Image caption Alexei Navalny was arrested on Wednesday Russia's most prominent opposition figure, Alexei Navalny, has been taken from jail to a hospital in Moscow. Officials gave no details of his condition…