Xenophobia: Nigerians assaulted in new attack in South Africa

 The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Tuesday reported new xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreigners in Sternkopf, Namakwa Municipality, Northern Cape Province...

Indian Kashmir shuts down in protest over recent killings

Stores, businesses and schools slammed shut across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday after separatists called a strike to protest a series of assassination-style killings over...

Georgia floods: Escaped tiger ‘kills man’

A tiger that escaped from a flooded zoo in Georgia has killed a man, according to media reports.The animal was one of several to...

Elephant rockets’ kill dozens in Damascus suburb

The Syrian government has used so-called elephant rockets in an attack on the Damascus suburb of Douma, killing at least 36 people, including children,...

Kenya HIV activists want data destroyed

Human rights activists have gone to court to get Kenya's government to destroy data which lists children who are HIV positive.They argue it violates...

Chad’s president vows no impunity for those behind twin attacks

Chad's President Idriss Deby vowed on Tuesday there would be no impunity for those who masterminded twin suicide bombings that killed 24 people and...

Egypt says foils attack in North Sinai, kills 7

Egypt's army said on Wednesday it had foiled an attack against security forces in the restive North Sinai region, killing seven suspected militants and...