More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have been displaced since violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine state last August. Most of the refugees fled to neighboring Bangladesh.
What began as a series of peaceful strikes and protests in the Cameroon's English-speaking areas, has now turned into violence between separatist groups and security forces.
President Ghani offered to recognize Taliban as an official political group. In return, the Taliban would have to recognize the Afghan government and respect the rule of law.
Authorities in Assam are working on a list with names of people who could prove they or their ancestors had been in the state before March 24, 1971.
Mass abduction by suspected Boko Haram terrorists contradicts the government and army's repeated claims that Boko Haram had been defeated.
Police said there was no evidence of terrorism. However, the FCO issued a statement warning British nationals that terrorists were "likely to carry out attacks in South Africa."
Military says around 200 armed militants, who aim to establish a South-east Asian caliphate in the area, have been clashing with the army.
Transparency International said in its Corruption Perception Index 2017 that most of the countries surveyed made very little progress in ending corruption last year.
Myanmar has been accused of committing widespread abuses against its Rohingya Muslim population, a minority group that lives in segregated conditions, mainly in Rakhine state.
Ipob leader and director of U.K.-based Radio Biafra was arrested in Lagos in 2015 and is standing trial on treasonable felony charges. He has been missing since September 2017.
China has often been accused of cracking down on the minority group, curtailing freedom of expression and religion, and arbitrarily arresting Uighurs. Beijing denies any wrongdoing.
The attack took place weeks before Nigeria is set to mark the fourth anniversary since Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls from the Chibok village, in Borno state.
Amika George, a student from North London, started the #FreePeriods Campaign to end "period poverty" in the U.K.
Grievances continue in a country that is facing a political crisis after months-long protests and government's actions to quell them resulted in hundreds of deaths.
Newsweek looks at some of the ongoing conflicts and insurgencies that have been linked to climate change.
Arguably Zimbabwe's most popular politician, the mining union leader's career was ultimately defined by his tussles—both literal and figurative—with 93-year-old Mugabe, who resigned after a de facto coup in December.
Charity worker and mother is serving a five-year prison term after being convicted of plotting to overthrow Iran's clerical establishment.
Boko Haram has waged a war against the Nigerian government for nearly a decade, and its violent insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people since 2009.
Helen Evans, Oxfam's former global head of safeguarding claimed seven percent of staff in South Sudan witnessed or experienced rape or attempted rape involving colleagues.
European Jewish Association claims Poland's parliament set to discuss bill that could potentially make Kosher slaughter impossible in the country.
British charity accused of concealing findings of internal inquiry into sexual misconduct by its workers in Haiti in 2011.
Militants were last two of a four-member group, known as the "Beatles" for their English accents, to remain at large.
More than 655,000 Rohingya have fled since the start of the military operation last August, which the U.N. later described as a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
Khan's death sparked outrage in Pakistan and raised questions about blasphemy laws, which carry the death penalty for those found guilty of insulting the Prophet Mohammed or Islam.
Britain agreed in principle with the EU to have an implementation period, but the EU wants the power to restrict British access to the single market during the transition period.
UNFPA estimated that the current number of 3.9 million girls mutilated each year will increase to 4.6 million by 2030, unless concerted efforts to tackle phenomenon are in place.