Militants from extremist group Boko Haram attacked several Nigerian towns, torching houses and fatally shooting those who fled before reportedly beheading some of the bodies with chainsaws. The string of terror attacks comes amid the presidential vote.
Rising temperatures caused by climate change could see mosquitoes carrying diseases like malaria and dengue fever arrive in Britain within the next few decades, according to a report by Public Health England.
A Chinese restaurant in the Kenyan capital does not admit Africans after 5pm, insisting they pose a security threat to its clients. The staff cites criminal situations and the activities of terrorist group Al Shabaab.
A third suspect in the deadly attack on Tunisia’s Bardo museum is on the run, the country’s president says. This comes after the Interior Ministry released CCTV footage showing how two assailants spared the life of a man seconds before going into action.
The World Health Organization delayed calling the Ebola epidemic in West Africa a public health emergency because it was worried it could affect local economies or interfere with a Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, a special report by AP has revealed.
The model of democracy set up in Tunisia following the Arab Spring is now being attacked by those who still believe in mediaeval political systems, the bureau chief of the AlQuds Al-arabi newspaper, Abdelhamid Siyam told RT's In The Now.
The “supermoon” will move between the sun and the Earth on Friday in an event that will darken the skies above Northern Europe. According to astronomers, this type of eclipse is so rare it will occur only three times more this century.
Groups like IS, which could be behind the Bardo Museum shootings, have a long history of collaborating with the West and may have attacked tourists just to maintain their anti-Western façade, says independent political analyst Dan Glazebrook.
The Pentagon said an American drone strike killed a key Al-Shabaab operative responsible for coordinating the Somali militant group’s intelligence and security operations, while also having been the mastermind behind the Westgate Mall massacre.
Twenty-one people, including foreign tourists and two gunmen, have been killed following a siege by armed militants at a museum in the capital, Tunis. World leaders have offered their support to Tunisia’s government.