U.S. confirms death of top Islamic State leader in Libya
Mr. Nabil died in the strike carried out by F-15 aircraft on a compound in the city of Derna.
U.S. born al Shabaab militant surrenders- Official
The militant said he found out that the al Shabaab ideology is wrong.
Number of asylum seekers in Germany soars to 965,000
Number trumps previous estimates set for the whole year.
Ex-diplomat in court for sexual assault, black magic ritual
The man was accused of using black magic to make a woman love him.
CPJ calls on Egypt to release freelance journalist Ismail Alexandrani
Three weeks ago, the Egyptian military detained investigative journalist, Hossam Bahgat for three days.
Africa: Over 30 Years of HIV in Africa: What We’ve Learned and the Road Ahead
Voluntary counselling and testing is important part of dealing with the epidemic.
Roch Kabore wins Burkina Faso presidential election
Mr. Kabore previously served as prime minister and head of parliament.
Central African Republic: Pope Francis Visits Mosque in Bangui to Plead for Unity
“Christians and Muslims are brothers and sisters.” — Pope Francis
Turkey rejects Russia’s demand for apology over downed jet
Putin says Turkish leaders violated international laws.
Vatican sues journalists who leaked Catholic Church’s confidential information
The Vatican is a sovereign state with its own judicial system and should the accused not appear in court, the trial will go ahead in their absence.
New Ebola case hits Liberia after country declared virus free
Liberia has seen more than 10,600 cases of the disease and 4,808 Ebola deaths since it was first announced in March, 2014, according to WHO figures.
Malian commandos storm Bamako hotel, free 80 hostages
US special forces and French commandos would be involved in the hostage recovery efforts.
US tells EgyptAir not to carry packages on passenger aircraft
Freight packages will only be transported on separate cargo aircraft
World’s second-biggest diamond discovered in Bostwana
Expert says the 1,111-carat diamond was of “exceptional quality”
Russia confirms plane that crashed over Sinai was shot down
The crash killed all 224 people on board.
Islamic State funding comes from 40 countries, including G20 – President Putin
The Russian President says the fight against Islamic State is a greater priority than political reform in Syria.
Britain foiled seven planned attacks in six months – Cameron
Cameron says British government would review its security following Paris attacks
10 killed in fighting between Somali soldiers in Mogadishu
Thousands of IDPs are living in the Mogadishu area after fleeing the Islamist group al-Shabaab, droughts or recent flooding.
Paris Attacks: G20 leaders vow action, warns against associating terrorism with religion
The G20 is predominantly an economic forum, set up in the wake of the global financial crisis.