Along with the EU and UN, African countries have urged Burundian factions to keep up dialogue. Opposition groups have vowed to boycott talks with the government after a dissident leader was shot dead on Saturday.
It's one year since the first Ebola case was officially diagnosed in Sierra Leone. Ebola survivor Haja Kargbo has dedicated her time to protecting people from the virus.
The right-wing candidate Andrzej Duda has won Poland's runoff election. Two weeks ago, the 62-year-old incumbent Bronislaw Komoworwski had seemed a shoo-in for a second five-year term.
Riyadh has sworn to seek out the roots of terrorism in Saudi Arabia and destroy them. The king's comments come after a deadly assault on a minority-Shiite mosque.
The takeover of Ramadi by "Islamic State" militants showed that Iraqi soldiers lacked the "will to fight," the United States defense chief has said. The retreating soldiers left behind US-supplied military gear.
Authorities in Malaysia have discovered mass graves near camps run by people smugglers in the country's north. The finding comes after 26 bodies were exhumed from trafficking camps in neighboring Thailand.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has launched an offensive to reclaim territory from extremist Islamist group ISIS. The terrorist organization has also been fighting elsewhere in the Middle East, including Syria.
Greece says it cannot make debt repayments to the IMF due next month without more aid from its foreign lenders. Athens defaulting on its debt could mean a Greek exit from the single currency eurozone.
US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the Hollywood film "A Beautiful Mind," has been killed in a car accident in New Jersey. The Nobel laureate was travelling in taxi with his wife when it crashed into a guard rail.
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The ruling EPRDF party is poised to extend its 24-year rule in an election many have dismissed as a farce. Simona Foltyn reports from Addis Ababa.