Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:03
The arrival in Nigeria of foreign teams of experts to assist in finding and freeing the kidnapped schoolgirls raises expectations of a speedy resolution. Britain, the US, France, China and Israel have all now sent teams of counter-terrorism officials and other specialists to Abuja. But what can they actually achieve?
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:00
South Sudan has postponed presidential elections due next year to give government and rebel forces more time to achieve reconciliation, President Salva Kiir has said.
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 06:14
A policeman has been shot dead in the Venezuelan capital Caracas after security forces broke up protest camps.
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 06:04
The Mexican government's deadline for registering the firearms expired on Saturday.
Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 19:11
Her words are among a string of attacks against Mr Rouhani and his government who took office last August vowing to improve Iran's relations with the world, resolve the nuclear confrontation and breathe fresh life into Iran's economy.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 07:24
Colombia has begun deploying British-made combat hovercraft in one of its most troubled provinces to fight rebels and drug traffickers.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 07:24
Rebel fighters are believed to have detonated a bomb placed in a tunnel beneath the Carlton Citadel Hotel, near the city's medieval citadel and souk.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 06:32
A face-to-face meeting between South Sudan's rival politicians is likely to take place on Friday in Ethiopia, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 06:16
Colombia's Attorney General Eduardo Montealegre said the office was run by a criminal organisation that had intercepted emails from a Farc rebel negotiator and the government.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 06:11
Col Haro Munoz had only just taken up his post in Tamaulipas, one of Mexico's most dangerous states.