Fears over the future of the northern white rhino increase after the last male of the subspecies in Kenya dies. But advances in fertility treatment, may mean the rare animal will re-emerge in the future.
India has had a stable democracy for its entire existence and an enviable economic growth rate for decades now. As the country spends lavishly on its military, it's important to ask why it consistently fails to reduce human deprivation.
The World Bank says more people are starting up their own businesses in Africa, and many are women. In Uganda, one woman is inspiring others by challenging stereotypes in the country's furniture industry. Sean Oseku reports.
At least 223 people have died or disappeared while trying to reach Spain by boat so far this year – 95 more than in 2016, according to the International Organization for Migration.
Libya has agreed with EU and African leaders to allow abused migrants in detention camps to be evacuated to their home countries after reports this month of slave traders selling black African migrants at markets in the country.
Under pressure from Italy and other European states, Libya's coastguard has become increasingly active, patrolling more widely and intercepting migrants before they can reach international rescue vessels.
A new report says "Every day in 2016, 15,000 children died before their fifth birthday, 46 percent of them or 7,000 babies died in the first 28 days of life – an increase from 41 percent in 2000."
Turkish Foreign Ministry says that the revocation will have a positive impact on peace, stability and welfare in the region.
Joao Lourenco is expected to take office on September 21 replacing Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who steps down after 38 years at the helm.
Refugee arrivals in Italy by sea are up 40 percent this year, with 8,500 people arriving in the last two weeks alone, according to the Italian Coast Guard.
Hamed Ahmadi, an Afghan refugee living in Italy, opens up Africa Experience, a restaurant managed and run exclusively by refugees.
EU's "hotspot" system resulted in practices of "torture" where refugees were forced to join the registration process.
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