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'No intact bodies' in grim Air Algerie probe

2014-07-30 18:31 in News

French experts have been meticulously sifting through the debris of the Air Algerie plane that disintegrated over the Mali...

Uganda activists launch bid to overturn anti-gay law

2014-07-30 17:27 in News

Ugandan activists have opened a petition at the constitutional court seeking to overturn tough anti-gay laws that have been...

34 killed in stampede at Guinea beach concert

2014-07-30 16:13 in News

At least 34 people, including several children, have been killed in a stampede at a beachside rap concert celebrating the end of...

UK holds crisis meeting on Ebola, warns of threat

2014-07-30 15:18 in News

British officials have held a crisis meeting and warned of a potentially serious threat if the deadly Ebola virus spreads further.

EU gives extra €2m to fight Ebola crisis

2014-07-30 14:15 in News

The European Union has allocated an extra €2m to fight the Ebola outbreak spiralling out of control in West Africa, bringing...

3 dead in Egypt as planned bomb attack fails

2014-07-30 13:08 in News

Three people have been killed when two bombs they were carrying in a pick-up truck went off prematurely, Egyptian government and...

Canadian doctor in quarantine after Ebola exposure

2014-07-30 12:08 in News

A Canadian doctor has put himself in quarantine as a precaution after spending weeks in West Africa treating patients with the...

British Airways to be sued over pilot sex abuse

2014-07-30 11:01 in News

Girls and young women who allege they were sexually abused by a BA pilot in African orphanages plan to sue the airline, a law...

20 dead, dozens missing in shipwreck off Libya

2014-07-30 10:03 in News

More than 20 migrants have died and dozens are missing after their makeshift boat sank off the Libyan coast, the navy says.