The UN has called for the exhumation of a mass grave in the Congo. Authorities insist the bodies are of the homeless and stillborn babies, but rights groups think that some may be anti-government protesters.
Kaj Larsen of VICE News embedded with Nigerian army as it battled Boko Haram, filming a documentary.
At least 2000 women and girls have been abducted by Boko Haram since 2014.
Two former presidents of the Central African Republicsigned a peace agreement in Nairobi, although critics are calling the accord “meaningless.”
Evidence shows that the Sudanese army dropped cluster bombs on civilian populations in South Kordofan.
Polls have closed in the Sudanese elections, with President Bashir expected to continue his now 25 years in power.
Human Rights Watch has found evidence that the Syrian regime used toxic chemicals in two March barrel bomb attacks in Idlib.
NBC’s Richard Engel re-reported the story of his 2012 kidnapping in Syria – concluding that he was not captured by the shabiha, but by a Sunni group of flexible allegiance and that his escape was somehow coordinated for propaganda purposes.
Lebanese journalist Karma al-Khayat went on trial in The Hague for obstruction of justice and contempt of court for publishing confidential information from the investigation into the assassination of Rafik Hariri.
Ibrahim Suleiman al-Rubaish, the top cleric for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has reportedly been killed in a drone strike. There was some ensuingdebate about the lawfulness of targeting him.
AQAP has seized an airport in southern Yemen, in the major port city of Mukalla.
A two-week Russian bike rally through Europe to celebrate the USSR’s victory over Nazi Germany has been called a provocation by the Polish prime minister. The rally will include the Night Wolves, a pro-Putin biker gang.
Conservatism and ultranationalism make gains in Russia.