The bomb plot in 2000 was one of several attempts on Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s life in a wave of violence by extremist groups that were angry at her secular stance at the time.
A Black Lives Matter march was held in the eastern Belgian city of Liege to protest against the arrest of a woman for "rebellion" who has since accused the police of racism.
A new report reveals the terrifying extent of violence against women around the globe, which has only gotten worse with the pandemic.
Nigerian internal security commissioner says armed men stormed into several villages in Kaduna state, gunning down at least 18 locals, burning homes and stealing livestock.
Riots at three jails leave at least 75 inmates dead and several wounded, authorities say as the nation battles severe prison overcrowding and frequent violence between rival gangs.
Some 7,000 people, who fled two separate escalating conflicts in western Ethiopia, have been living among Sudanese host communities in dire conditions, says the UN refugee agency.
The UN agency for refugees says it aims to enhance access to education and livelihoods in countries of asylum.
President Joe Biden's newly appointed national security advisor told his Afghan counterpart that the US will support the peace process with a robust and regional diplomatic effort to reach a permanent ceasefire.
UNHCR says violence following last month’s contested presidential election caused some 50,000 to flee across Ubangi river into the DRC.
The East African country of nearly 46 million people voted under an internet blackout in presidential polls after the communications regulator issued orders to suspend services.
Tracking website Down For Everyone Or Just Me showed Parler offline from just after midnight, suggesting its owners had not been able to find a new hosting partner.
Africa was hit by a wave of political crises in 2020, ranging from a coup in Mali to numerous ageing leaders trying to stay in power via constitutional trickery, and many in the region see something in Trump that reminded them of problems at home.
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