Suspected separatists in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon have killed four more soldiers as violence continues to plague government efforts for reaching a settlement with the secessionists.
A Zimbabwean pastor on Wednesday was acquitted of subversion after leading large anti-government protests last year, and he appealed to the country's new leadership to drop other prosecutions of people who demonstrated against former President Robert Mugabe.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday ordered his military command to use all force necessary to secure the Sinai Peninsula within the next three months following a terror attack on a mosque that killed more than 300 people.
Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected terrorists in a shootout near the Sinai, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, just days after more than 300 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in North Sinai.
Pope Francis met Myanmar's powerful army chief Monday at the start of a highly sensitive trip to the majority-Buddhist country, which is under fire internationally for a brutal military crackdown that sparked an exodus of Rohingya Muslims.