Tanzania expels UNDP head Awa Dabo

Tanzania has expelled the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the country, the foreign ministry has said in a statement. It blamed Awa Dabo, a Gambian national, for the "deteriorating performance" of...

Man kills baby on Facebook Live

A Thai man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live, before taking his own life, Thai police say. The 21-year-old hanged his daughter, and then himself, at a deserted hotel in Phuket on...

Hollande calls for unity at tribute to slain officer Jugelé

French President François Hollande has used a ceremony to honour a police officer slain in Paris last week to call for unity in the "long and difficult fight against terrorism". He awarded Xavier Jugelé, 37,...

US submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier...

Emir of Kano denies corruption allegations

The palace of Nigeria's Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has denied allegations that the influential Muslim leader has embezzled government money allocated to the palace since his ascent to the throne in 2015. The anti-corruption...

Ex-child soldier wins environment prize

An ex-child soldier who has spent years risking his life to fight illegal mining and wildlife poaching has been given a prestigious award. The Goldman prize for park ranger Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo, from the Democratic...

Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack

Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff have resigned in the wake of a Taliban attack that left scores of soldiers dead, the presidential palace says. The attack happened on Friday at an army...

France elections: Macron-Le Pen through to run-off, projections say

The centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen have won the first round of voting in French presidential elections, projected results say. Mr Macron won 23.7%, while Ms Le Pen won 21.7%, French...

France votes for new president amid high security

Voters are going to the polls in France to choose their next president, amid high security following a deadly attack on Paris police three days ago. About 50,000 police and 7,000 soldiers are being deployed...

‘Angry Police Wives’ protest against violence

More than 100 wives and partners of police have protested in Paris against attacks on police following the killing of an officer on the Champs Elysees. The Angry Police Wives group marched through the city...