Egypt Flight MS804, en route from Paris to Cairo, disappeared over the Mediterranean. Though the crash points to terrorism in the estimation of many, very little is known yet and news is still rolling in.
An ambush left five Chadian UN peacekeepers dead in northern Mali.
US military advisers could soon be deployed to Libya.
Burundi agreed to talks in Tanzania to end a year of deadly violence.
Gunmen killed a Doctors Without Borders/MSF worker in the Central African Republic.
Two of the missing Chibok schoolgirls have been found. The first girl indicatedthat a number of the other girls are still alive.
Boko Haram’s former captives, however, are shunned and treated with suspicion in their communities.
Vietnam’s crackdown on dissidents is throwing a wrench in its aims of a stronger defense relationship with the United States.
Abu Sayyaf, an extremist group in the Philippines, is threatening the lives of a Canadian and a Norwegian hostage in a new ransom video. Three weeks ago, they beheaded another Canadian hostage after similar demands.