The United Nations Human Rights Council opened an investigation on Friday into killings and other atrocities in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
UN begins investigation of DR Congo atrocities
International aid agencies have warned that Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid by next month for nearly eight million people hit by severe drought.
Emergency food will run out in drought-hit Ethiopia by next month, warn aid agencies
At least five people have been killed in a car bomb targeting a police station in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
5 killed in car bomb targeting police station in Somalia’s Mogadishu
The death toll from a day of fierce clashes between rival factions has increased to around 100 in violence-wracked Central African Republic(CAR).
Death toll from fresh clashes hits 100 in Central African Republic
Egypt's top court temporarily halted all verdicts on a contested deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia until it decides who has jurisdiction, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
Egypt's top court temporarily halts decisions on Red Sea islands
An Egyptian court has overruled a previous verdict authorizing the transfer of two strategic Egyptian islands to Saudi Arabia, something President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has agreed to in a controversial deal with Riyadh.
Egypt court votes against transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia
Thirty-one people were killed over the weekend in central Mali as ethnic groups clashed over land in a zone where the state is near-absent and extremists roam freely.
Ethnic clashes leave 31 dead in Mali
The Egyptian military has carried out a major airstrike in the northern Sinai region, killing 12 militants loyal to the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the area.
Egypt airstrike kills 12 militants in Sinai
The UN Security Council have urged Djibouti and Eritrea to resolve their border dispute peacefully after tensions flared following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers from a buffer zone.
UN urges Djibouti, Eritrea to end border dispute
Four gunmen have been killed after they attacked a tourist resort in Mali frequented by Westerners, the country's security minister said.
Gunmen storm tourist resort in Mali, take hostages

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