Libya crisis: Clashes erupt south of capital Tripoli

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Libya’s UN-backed government says it has launched a counter-offensive against Gen Khalifa Haftar’s forces. Heavy fighting has erupted south of Tripoli after Libya’s UN-backed government announced a counter-offensive against insurgent forces. It comes after days of limited advances by either side, in clashes which have killed 220 people. Soldiers […]

Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir’s home

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the military after months of protests A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say. Security services found euros, dollars and Sudanese pounds totalling more than […]

In pictures: Wearing fancy dress for big yams in Nigeria

It has been one big party this week in the town of Arondizuogu in southern Nigeria, with feasting and parades to give thanks for the last harvest and to usher in the new planting season. The Ikeji Festival, which last for seven days, brings together many thousands of ethnic Igbo people, from far and wide, […]

Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir’s home

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the military after months of protests A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say. Security services found euros, dollars and Sudanese pounds totalling more than […]

Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir’s home

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the military after months of protests A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say. Security services found euros, dollars and Sudanese pounds totalling more than […]

Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir’s home

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the military after months of protests A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say. Security services found euros, dollars and Sudanese pounds totalling more than […]

Kabul attack: Seven killed at Afghan ministry of information

Media captionHundreds of people were evacuated from the area near the communications ministry Seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan ministry of information in Kabul, officials said. An explosion was heard at 11:40 local time (07:10 GMT) and sporadic gunfire continued for over six hours before officials declared the incident over. A […]

Ku Klux Klan killing: Wife admits murder of Missouri leader

Image copyright St Francois County Sheriff Image caption Malissa Ancona was sentenced to life after admitting second-degree murder The wife of a Ku Klux Klan leader in the US state of Missouri has admitted shooting him dead two years ago. Malissa Ancona, 47, was sentenced to life after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and other […]

N Korea embassy raid in Madrid: ‘US Marine arrested’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Members of the group allegedly broke into North Korea’s Spanish embassy and stole several computers and hard drives US authorities have arrested a former US Marine who is allegedly part of a group that raided North Korea’s embassy in Madrid, reports say. Christopher Ahn appeared in a Los Angeles […]

Syria war: IS ‘kills 35’ government troops in desert attacks

Image copyright EPA Image caption Baghuz, the group’s last territorial stronghold, was captured last month Islamic State militants have killed 35 Syrian pro-government forces in desert attacks in recent days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says. The UK-based monitoring group says the militants attacked in Homs and Deir al-Zour provinces. IS media has spoken […]

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