Deadly quake fells buildings in Taiwan

By BBC An earthquake has toppled buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least seven people. Rescue teams have been trying to reach people trapped in rubble since the magnitude 6.4 quake struck...

Al-Shabab retakes key Somalia port city of Merca

By BBC. Islamist militant group al-Shabab has taken control of the port city Merca, residents say. Merca, some 70km (45 miles) south-west of Mogadishu, is now the biggest town under al-Shabab control. African Union forces who had...

South Africa mine collapse traps more than 100 people

By Reuters Nearly 80 rescued miners were brought to the surface on Friday, police said, after about 115 were trapped underground following a collapse at a gold mine in northeastern South Africa earlier in the...

Wikileaks founder Assange should go free, UN panel finds

By BBC. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be allowed to walk free and be compensated for his "deprivation of liberty", a UN legal panel has found.   Mr Assange, 44, - who faces extradition to Sweden over...

Somalia plane: Daallo Airlines confirms passenger missing

By BBC. A passenger on the flight forced to land at Somalia's Mogadishu airport after a large hole appeared in the fuselage has been confirmed missing by the airline.   Daallo Airlines had previously said that all...

Clinton and Sanders clash one-on-one

By BBC Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have clashed over Wall Street and foreign policy, in the Democratic presidential candidates' first one-on-one debate. Mrs Clinton cast him as an idealist who will not get things done...

CAR peacekeepers to go home over ‘sex abuse’

By BBC. More than 100 UN peacekeepers will be sent home from the Central African Republic after an investigation into sex abuse allegations, the UN says. The UN says it is investigating eight new reports of...

Kenya refuses to register atheist group

By BBC. A group of Kenyan atheists say they have suffered "blatant discrimination" after the authorities refused to register their society. They were told the application was turned down because of concerns that registration could affect...

Leaders aim to find billions for Syria

By BBC World leaders will gather for a donor conference in London on Thursday in an attempt to raise £6.2bn ($9bn; €8.3bn) for those affected by the war in Syria. Some 70 leaders are expected to...

Somali airliner in emergency landing after explosion

By Agencies A Somali passenger plane bound for Djibouti was forced to make an emergency landing, minutes after taking off from Mogadishu, due to a hole opening up in the plane after an apparent explosion,...
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