UN begins investigation of DRC atrocities
UN's Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein had called repeatedly for the inquiry into events in Kasai, an opposition stronghold region of the DRC.
Nigeria's acting president meets with regional leaders on ethnic unrest
Yemi Osinbajo met with leaders from the north and southeast, state governors and media publishers and editors.
Qatar's Al Jazeera hits back at Arab states' attempt to close it down
The countries that imposed the sanctions accuse Qatar of funding terrorism and drawing too close to their enemy Iran.
Finsbury Park attack suspect Darren Osborne charged
Darren Osborne (47) is accused of ploughing the rented vehicle into the group of Muslim worshippers in Finsbury Park.
Springbok skipper seeks to build on French success
South Africa scored a winning 37 in both the first and second Test over the last fortnight to begin their rehabilitation after a miserable 2016.
Police: Deadly London tower blaze began in fridge freezer
Investigators said they would consider bringing manslaughter charges over the disaster and had already seized material from many undisclosed organisations.
Britons were endlessly lied to during Brexit campaign - Schaeuble
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble lashed out at those behind the 'Out' campaign for not taking responsibility when they won.
Qatar given 10 days to comply with demands from Arab states
Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have reportedly sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera TV.
Police: 3 killed in raid on a commercial bank in northeast Kenya
Two civilians and a police officer died in the attack.
Khmer Rouge leader denies mass murder, blames Vietnam
The pair were among a small clique, led by Pol Pot, of mostly French-educated communists who rose to lead a bloody revolution against a US-backed government.
Taliban say US must quit Afghanistan for peace
The message appeared to address several the arguments made for maintaining or even boosting support for the Western-backed government in Kabul.
North Korea: Warmbier’s death a 'mystery to us as well'
He was brought back to the US last week with brain damage, in what doctors described as state of “unresponsive wakefulness”, and died on Monday.
Pressure nothing new for All Blacks, says Read
The All Blacks, world champions in 2011 and 2015, took the pace of their game to new levels last year.
Police: Suicide car bomber kills at least 11 in Pakistan's Quetta
Abdul Razzaq Cheema, director general of police in Baluchistan province, told Reuters it appeared the bomber had detonated a car packed with explosives.
H5N8 bird flu outbreak reported on Free State farm
South Africa earlier this month suspended all trade in birds and chicken products from neighbouring Zimbabwe.
Ron Howard enters 'Star Wars' after Han Solo movie directors depart
Howard is one of Hollywood's best-known directors with films such as 'Frost/Nixon' and 'A Beautiful Mind'.
Cosby plans sex assault talks, accusers' lawyer cries foul
The case is the only criminal prosecution to emerge from dozens of similar allegations against Cosby, dating as far back as the 1960s.