Pope Francis formally apologized to Rwanda for the role Catholic clergy played in attacks, saying he hoped to begin a new chapter in the Church's relationship with the government and its people.
Eight Sri Lankan crew members were taken hostage on the oil freighter pirates anchored off the coast of Somalia, but no ransom has been demanded yet.
More than half of Somali residents are struggling with the effects of drought, as widespread food shortages threaten millions.
Judge Nicholas Lorraine-Smith, presiding over a seven-week inquest into the deaths, ruled that the tour operator hadn’t been negligent. He did, however, criticize Tunisian police for a bungled response.
High court judge Phineas Mojapelo told the government that its notice of withdrawal from the ICC, issued in October, is 'unconstitutional and invalid' because it did not first receive parliamentary consent.
More than a million children are at 'imminent risk' of death this year due to largely man-made famine in four countries, UNICEF said on Tuesday.
Human rights groups had challenged plans to close the Dadaab camp, which houses refugees from neighboring Somalia.
After 32 years of isolation, Morocco has been readmitted into the African Union, which it withdrew from in 1984 over the status of Western Sahara.
Overcoming the legacy of political repression and economic mismanagement will require the continued support of the international community, experts say. But President Barrow – and Gambian citizens – are optimistic.
Former president Yahya Jammeh, who had ruled Gambia for 22 years, left the country late Saturday, after bowing to international pressure to step down to newly elected Adama Barrow.