The van veered onto a sidewalk, striking pedestrians; 18 people sent to hospitals
US also urges Nairobi to respect freedom of expression, implement court orders calling for restoration of television broadcasts
Opposition calls for boycott of March election after six rivals to general-turned president Sissi drop out of race
Previous Frontex operation, called Triton, required all those rescued at sea to be brought to Italy even if another EU country, such as Malta, was closer
Groups affiliated to Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) have seized property from displaced families, and tortured, abducted or arrested people who tried to resist, HRW said it had heard from their relatives
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There are an estimated 2.2 billion children in the world. In a recent report, the United Nations says urgent action is needed to ensure that millions of them have some kind of future to look forward to. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Untold tens of thousands of people have been killed since the world's youngest nation plunged into civil war in late 2013
Defendants were among 43 people, including Americans and other foreigners, initially held, although most fled the country and were sentenced in absentia
Stations had been ordered closed after broadcasting images of Tuesday’s mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga
More than quarter million victims of radical Islamist group active in Nigeria forced to suffer in silence, says US refugee agency
Presidential election promised in December
Spokesman says poachers are increasingly turning to poison instead of using their noisy rifles as police and park rangers increase joint patrols
The NPA extended the deadline to the end of January for Zuma to make his representations before deciding whether to proceed against him