A plane forced to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was hit by a bomb explosion, Somalia's minister for transport and aviation said.
Almost a year after she was rescued from Boko Haram, 16-year-old Zara John is still in love with one of the militants who abducted her.
At least 200 million girls and women worldwide have been subjected to FGM with half of those living in Egypt, Ethiopia and Indonesia, UNICEF said.
About 5 000 IS jihadists are now in Libya, a US official said, heightening fears the extremists are gaining ground in the north African country.
A severed ear. Stab wounds. Bruising. Cigarette burns. Yet Egyptian police say a student's injuries were caused by a car accident.
Congolese troops killed two UN peacekeepers after civilians accused the Tanzanian UN troops of providing supplies to Islamist Ugandan rebels.
The UN peacekeeping mission for Central African Republic said it has identified seven new cases of sexual abuse by its troops.
Italy's Foreign Ministry summoned the Egyptian envoy to Rome to express concern about the suspicious death of Giulio Regeni.