Hundreds of thousands of Afghan children are expected to drop out of school this year, leaving them exposed to significant risks, an international aid group has warned.
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has said that he will press on with plans to hold a popular referendum despite the parliamentary upper house, the Senate, voting against a set of constitutional amendments earlier this month.
A judge in Argentina has ruled that the former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, should stand trial on charges of financial mismanagement.
A former Russian MP who fled to Ukraine last year has been shot dead outside a hotel in the capital, Kiev.
Ten Egyptian security personnel, including three army officers, have been killed in two roadside bombings during a security operation in Egypt’s troubled Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, an Egyptian army spokesman said.
From Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar in London
British police have named the man who launched Wednesday’s attack in London and killed three people, including a policeman who was guarding the UK Parliament.
British police have named the man who launchedWednesday’s attack in London and killed three people, including a policeman whowas guarding the UK Parliament.