Africa

Somali teenager ‘stoned to death’

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Al-Shabab has carried out stonings and amputations in territory under its control An Islamic court has stoned a teenager to...

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WHO emergency team holds Ebola talks

The current outbreak of the...

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WHO set for emergency Ebola talks

The current outbreak of the virus has already killed more than 4,500 people The World ...

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WHO in emergency talks on Ebola

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The current outbreak of the virus has killed more than 4,500 people The World Health Organisation is set...

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Ebola: US restricts airport arrivals

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Affected travellers will have their...

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Slumbering lions win top photo prize

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By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News A stark image ...

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DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize

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Denis Mukwege have been helping thousands of victims of sexual violence in the DR ...

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ICC warns Kenya on Kenyatta leaks

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Mr Kenyatta was elected...

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Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

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Pistorius was taken straight to the prison after sentencing South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has begun serving time in jail...

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Ebola serum for Africa ‘in weeks’

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By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News Online Serum made from the blood of recovered Ebola patients could be available within weeks in Liberia...

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