Burundians have taken to the streets from April 25, just one day after president Pierre Nkurunziza was designated by his political party CNDD-FDD to run for the 2015 presidential election. This came as no surprise, given the dubious stands expressed by official spokespersons at the president's office.
To cheers and applause, Baltimore's state attorney announces that six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Here's what actions led to the charges. FULL STORY | Officers post bail | Prosecutor thrust onto national stage | Tracking the van
German authorities think they "have thwarted an Islamic attack," and a married couple have been arrested in a town near Frankfurt in connection with the case, the interior minister for the German state of Hesse told reporters Thursday.
Hungry, homeless young boys in the Central African Republic were forced by French soldiers to perform sex acts on them in return for food or money, the director of an advocacy group said Thursday, citing a confidential United Nations report on alleged abuses.
The city of Baltimore erupted with a joyous chorus of honking, whistles and cheers on Friday immediately after prosecutors announced murder and other criminal charges against six police officers in the killing of Freddie Gray.
Six police officers are charged in the death of Freddie Gray who suffered a "critical" neck injury in the back of a police van. His family calls for police reform, their supporters cheer and honk horns, and a police union slams the arrests.