The kidnappers have demanded a $1 million ransom for the group, which includes one French priest and one French nun.
One of the biggest charities in the UK struggles to grapple with workers engaged in sexual abuse of vulnerable people in some of the worlds most hard hit areas.
Haitian authorities have announced that more than 400 inmates have escaped and 25 people are dead in a prison break, making it the country's largest and deadliest in a decade.
Police arrest more than 20 people accused of trying to kill President Jovenel Moise and overthrow his government, officials say.
New library Feast Afrique established by Ozoz Sokoh, a well-known Nigerian food explorer, aims to bring the African diaspora together through food, history, and hand-me-down recipes.
FIFA's ethics committee said Yves Jean-Bart, the president of Haiti’s football federation, allegedly raped girls as young as 14 and took “habitual mistresses” among players.
FIFA's independent Ethics Committee ruled that 73-year-old Yves Jean-Bart was found guilty of having abused his position and having sexually harassed and abused various female players, including minors.
Rights groups are warning about a rising tide of violence by armed gangs that commit crimes with impunity.
Novel coronavirus has infected more than 6.4 million people around the world. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 2:
Signs of mounting hunger are already being felt around the region, where desperate citizens are violating quarantines to go out in search of money and food and hanging red and white flags from their homes in a cry for aid.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than five million people, with over 334,000 deaths. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 22:
Millions of migrants who rely on Europe's informal economy have hit rock bottom, creating a domino effect in North Africa and the Middle East.
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