A bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, officials said.
Over 58 000 children will starve to death in Somalia without urgent support, the United Nations warned.
A man’s body found in Bujumbura takes to 11 the number of people killed since the weekend.
HRW accused Egypt's justice minister of calling for the “mass killing” of members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement.
Unidentified aircraft attacked the Libyan city of Derna, killing at least four including a woman and her child, a witness said.
Jocelyn Elliott, who was kidnapped by in Burkina Faso, was released and efforts are underway to secure the release of her husband.
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.