At least five U.N. peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected militants on Sunday, the U.N. and police sources said.Full Story
Pakistani police killed three al-Qaida militants during a gunfight in the southwestern port city of Karachi on Sunday after raiding their hideout, officials said.Full Story
Bernie Sanders cautioned Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in an interview aired Sunday that she will lose the backing of his many supporters unless she picks a hardline progressive as her running mate.
"That means having a candidate who can excite working families, excite young people, bring them into the political process, create a large voter turnout," the Vermont senator said on NBC's "Meet the Press."Full Story
Turkey's new government led by a staunch ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan easily passed a confidence vote in the country's parliament Sunday, the speaker announced after the vote.Full Story
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni vowed to cut military and security ties with North Korea in line with U.N. sanctions imposed following Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests, a Seoul official said Sunday.Full Story
Five people were killed when an improvised explosive device exploded in northeast Nigeria, in a region where Boko Haram insurgents have operated for years, the country's military said Sunday.Full Story
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has slammed U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and Amnesty International for demanding an investigation into the death in custody of an opposition activist, the Jeune Afrique weekly reported Sunday.Full Story
Police said Sunday they arrested five Indians accused of assaulting Africans in New Delhi, after African diplomats urged the Indian government to ensure the safety of their nationals living in the country.
A Delhi deputy police commissioner Ishwar Singh said altercations and scuffles took place on Thursday night after locals became offended by Africans playing loud music and drinking alcohol in the street.Full Story
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vowed Sunday to keep and "re-engineer" a controversial amnesty program for Niger delta militants designed to stem attacks that have slashed oil exports but set to be scrapped.
The announcement, made in a televised speech marking his first year in office, is an apparent reversal from earlier this year when his government pledged to end the scheme by 2018.Full Story
Up to 700 migrants are feared to have drowned in deadly shipwrecks off the coast of Libya this week, the U.N.'s refugee agency said Sunday, citing survivor testimony.
"The situation is chaotic, we cannot be sure of the numbers, but we fear up to 700 people may have drowned in three shipwrecks this week," one of which was believed to have claimed over 500 lives, UNHCR spokesman Federico Fossi told AFP.Full Story