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UN registered 99 sex crime allegations against staff

By Reuters There were 99 new allegations of sexual exploitation or sexual abuse against United Nations staff members across the U.N. system last year, a sharp increase from the 80 allegations in 2014, according to...

20,000 uniforms and supplies of jihadi fighters nabbed

By Beth Nyaga Authorities in Spain have seized 20,000 uniforms and supplies "able to equip an army" of jihadi fighters, Spain's Interior Ministry announced on Thursday. The uniforms were confiscated in a police operation that led...

Nigeria to break up loss-making state oil

By BCC Nigeria's loss-making state oil giant is to be broken up into 30 "profit-making" companies, the government says. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been mired in corruption allegations and losing money for many...

Trump under attack from debate rivals

By BBC Presidential contender Donald Trump has come under attack from his rivals at a Republican debate, after a day in which the party's veteran politicians urged voters to desert him. The front-runner in the Republican...

LRA rebels ‘seize children’ in Central African Republic

By BBC. The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel force has abducted 217 people since January in the Central African Republic (CAR), a campaign group says. This is nearly double the number of abductions carried out by...

Somalia’s al-Shabab journalist Hassan Hanafi sentenced to death

By BBC. A Somali military court has sentenced to death a former journalist who helped Al-Shabab kill five fellow reporters. Hassan Hanafi assisted the Islamist militant group by indentifying possible targets amongst journalists between 2007 and...

Dozens dead, missing in Angolan flash-flood

By Reuters At least 24 people, many of them children, died and dozens were missing in Angola after a flash-flood swept through a market in the southern city of Lubango, state media said on Thursday. The...

At least 50,000 dead in South Sudan war

By Reuters At least 50,000 people have been killed in South Sudan's two-year civil war, a senior United Nations official said on Wednesday, a five-fold increase in the death toll given by humanitarian agencies in...

Plane debris probed for MH370 link

By BBC Malaysia's transport minister has said there is a "high possibility" that debris found in Mozambique came from a Boeing 777, the same model as missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Australia said the location was...

North Korea ‘fires missiles’ into sea

By BBC North Korea has fired six short-range projectiles into the sea, South Korea's defence ministry has said, hours after the UN imposed tough new sanctions. A South Korean spokesman told the Yonhap news agency the...
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