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Mali landmine kills four UN soldiers

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Last month two soldiers from Burkina Faso serving with the UN were killed in a suicide attack in northern Mali Four UN peacekeepers have been killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali. A spokesman for...

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Ebola response ‘lethally inadequate’

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By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Nurses helping man with Ebola A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres...

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Nigeria militants ‘suffer losses’

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Leader Abubakar Shekau has announced a caliphate in areas Boko Haram controls The Nigerian army says it has repelled an attack by Islamist militants Boko Haram on the village of Bama in the country's north-east...

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