Nigeria published photos of its 100 most-wanted Boko Haram militants.
The Nigerian army has rescued 338 people from Boko Haram.
The African Union has released a horrifying report, accusing both sides in the conflict in South Sudan of murder, rape, mutilation and other terrible crimes against civilians. The commission also rejected President Salva Kiir’s claim of an attempted coup.
18 UN peacekeepers were freed in South Sudan, but a dozen UN contractors have yet to be released.
Starting in 2016, the African Standby Force will be available to intercede either by request or at the decision of the African Union.
Al-Shabaab is resisting the Islamic State’s push for gains in eastern Africa.
An Eritrean radio show is guiding refugees through the hardships and complications of surviving the journey and seeking asylum.
The Islamic State continues its reign of brutality in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. A pseudonymous Iraqi historian inside the city has posted a report online detailing the group’s activity over the past month.
At least 20 are dead after a missile hit a former air base near Baghdad, currently housing Iranian exiles.
Iran arrested another Iranian-American, Siamak Namazi, a Dubai-based businessman.
Earthquake aid in Afghanistan is hindered by conflict, even though the Taliban have promised to allow assistance.
Warlords are gaining power in Afghanistan as the government turns to militias for help.
The Army Special Forces unit who called in the strike on the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz knew it was a hospital but thought it was under Taliban control, reports the AP. There are still unanswered questions.