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Aid agencies operating in a refugee camp near Kenya's Somali border warn they are facing a funding shortfall, putting tens of thousands at risk.
A new documentary attempts to find the true story behind the mysterious death of American singer songwriter Rodriguez.
Mutineer soldiers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have threatened to march on the key city of Goma if attacks against civilians in the city do not stop.
Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan ends the self-imposed exile he took from the Black Stars following the 2012 Nations Cup.
Mutineer soldiers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo threatened to march on the key city of Goma if attacks against civilians do not stop.
Egypt's president says he wants talks with judges and the military to find a way forward in a row over his attempts to reinstate parliament.
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Adel Taarabt signs a three-year extension to his contract at Loftus Road.
The UN is becoming increasingly reliant on private military and security firms, according to a report by non-governmental group, the Global Policy Forum.
Somali government soldiers and African Union troops have seized a major Islamist militant training base, a Somali army commander tells the BBC.
Why African football stars are heading east
Osama Bin Laden's former cook Ibrahim al-Qosi returns to his home country Sudan after more than 10 years detention in Guantanamo Bay.
UN peacekeepers are being redeployed to Goma in eastern DR Congo to protect the city from rebel mutineers, the UN envoy to the country says.
Austrian officials say former Libyan Oil Minister Shukri Ghanem had a heart attack before falling into the Danube, and foul play is ruled out.
Fifty four people die while trying to cross the sea from Libya to Italy in an inflatable boat after running out of water, a survivor tells the UN.
The real motives behind DR Congo's eastern mutiny
South Sudan level against Uganda in their first match.