African migrants caught up in Yemen’s war
Increasing numbers of migrants from the Horn of Africa are trying to get jobs in Saudi Arabia – by risking being killed by the war in Yemen.
Russia says Syria peace talks in Geneva delayed
Russia's foreign minister says UN-sponsored talks on Syria will be postponed until the end of February.
Gambia orders investigation into Jammeh's wealth
Gambia's new government has already got to work, revoking a state of emergency and ordering an investigation into the wealth of exiled former president Yahya Jammeh.
Doha: Sudan reaches agreement with leading Darfur rebel group
Sudan has reached an agreement with one of the main rebel groups in the Darfur conflict - a major development in the effort to restore peace to the region.
Gambia crisis ends as Yahya Jammeh leaves for exile
After 22 years in power, Gambia's former ruler Yahya Jammeh has left the country, ending a political crisis that lasted for more than a month.
Brazil's Chapecoense in first match since plane crash
The Brazilian football team that lost much of its squad when their plane crashed last November has made an emotional return to the pitch.
The Gambia: Yahya Jammeh faces military-force ultimatum
West African nations have given The Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh until Friday at noon to leave office. They have deployed air, land, and sea forces inside the country to support his successor, President Adama Barrow.
Trump inauguration: Speech as controversial as campaign?
One of the main features of a US president's inauguration is the speech delivered by the new leader.