U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, breaks leg following bicycle accident
Mr. Kerry was taken by helicopter to Geneva University Hospital.
Schools reopen amid uncertainty in quake-battered Nepal
The Education Ministry said schools should resume classes only if their buildings were declared safe, following inspection by experts
4,200 migrants rescued in Mediterranean as crisis grows — Coast Guards
Italian navy recovered 17 dead bodies on one of the boats off Libya.
Historic handshake by Palestine, Israeli FIFA delegates open new vista for future relations
The gesture might herald the start of a more positive phase in sports relations in the troubled region.
Nigeria-Egypt trade volume not impressive, says Egyptian minister
Nigeria and Egypt should strengthen ties on some issues, especially on security and socio-economic development of both countries.
Niger arrests over 600 people for alleged Boko Haram links – Minister
Several Boko Haram networks and sleeper cells had been dismantled in Niger’s southern Diffa region on the border with Nigeria.
20 Kenya police officers killed in Al-Shabaab attack
Al-Shabaab, a terror group, is demanding the withdrawal of Kenyan troops.
Burundi Crisis: UN/EU urge dialogue after killing of opposition leader
The EU, the biggest donor to aid-reliant Burundi, echoed the condemnation and urged “all parties to engage in political dialogue.”
Tension mounts in Burundi as opposition leader shot dead
“We heard around 20 gunshots, everyone fell to the ground, people saw a Toyota car speeding away.”
India lands jet fighter on highway as part of trials
Landing jet fighters on roads are common manoeuvres in many countries, especially, when airbases come under attack.
South Africa apologises to Mozambique for xenophobic attacks
Mr. Zuma had lived in Mozambique during the struggle against the South African Apartheid regime, until its independence in 1994.
West African leaders to discuss presidential term limits — Chambas
There are no term limits in Togo and Gambia.
Xenophobia: South Africa repatriates 5,645 immigrants
“The Department of Social Development continues to work closely with other relevant departments, as well as civil society organisations to provide support to displaced foreign nationals.”
Burundi President makes first public appearance after failed coup
Local government polls are scheduled for May 26 in the small East African country.
Egypt: U.S. ‘deeply concerned’ over Morsi’s death sentence
“We are deeply concerned by yet another mass death sentence handed down by an Egyptian court to more than 100 defendants, including former President Morsi.”
Burundian protesters back on the streets after failed coup
The fate of General Godefroid Niyombare, who had announced the president’s ouster on Wednesday, was still not clear on Saturday.
Xenophobia: Group demands victims’ list from Nigerian govt
More than 50 Nigerians were displaced during the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.