Multiple deaths in Kabul, Afghanistan after militant attack on government compound
Militants have killed at least 28 people in an hours-long assault on a government compound. No group has claimed responsibility for the brazen attack that involved a suicide bombing and a hostage situation.
Militants kill seven Christians returning from baptism in Egypt
Gunmen killed at least seven Christians who were returning from baptising a child at a Coptic monastery in Egypt on Friday (November 2), officials said - the most serious attack on the minority in more than a year.
Dapchi girls fear going to school
Four months after being abducted by Boko Haram militants, over 100 schoolgirls from the town of Dapchi in northern Nigeria are struggling to resume their lives. Attendance at their school has dropped dramatically, despite government assurances.
Examining continued attacks by Boko Haram militants
Examining continued attacks by Boko Haram militants.
Afghan soldiers killed in latest Kabul attack
Militants raid a military academy in Kabul, killing several soldiers, the fourth major attack in a wave of violence over the past nine days.
Released Hezbollah fighters arrive in Lebanon from Syria
Lebanese crowds celebrate the return of released Hezbollah fighters as part of a ceasefire agreement with Nusra Front militants.
Boko Haram militants release hostage video
Suspected Boko Haram militants released a video on Saturday (July 29) showing three kidnapped members of an oil exploration team in north eastern Nigeria, one of whom asks the government to reduce the use of force against the jihadists.