Militant attacks in northern Mozambique have created a "worsening humanitarian crisis", the UN says, estimating that over half a million people had now fled their homes.
Pakistan's army reports at least seven dead in an attack by a group of militants at a paramilitary checkpoint in southern Balochistan province.
The Tigray People’s Liberation Front has executed a series of coercive steps to provoke a conflict at the local, national and regional level to force international powers to intervene.
Gunmen kill at least six supporters of a group associated with Jan Sanhati Samiti insurgent movement, about 400 kilometres southeast of the capital, Dhaka.
A regional government official was travelling in a military convoy in the volatile centre of the country when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb, killing him.
With tens of thousands of people fleeing Boko Haram atrocities and taking refuge in urban centres, real estate prices have spiked, allowing developers to make huge profits.
Female attackers kill 15 people and injure 23 in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, Borno state police commissioner says. No claims of responsibility made as yet.
At least four others were injured in the roadside explosion, suspected to be the work of insurgents, in the southern province of Pattani.
Although the attackers succeeded in mounting a lethal attack, security forces backed by French and UN troops managed to rescue 36 residents including 13 French citizens.
As many as 16 reported to have died in bomb blasts in Nigeria's north. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks in an area that has been wracked by violence brought about by the Boko Haram insurgency.
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