A tiny bat the size of a human thumb has become the first to be recorded crossing the North Sea from Britain to mainland Europe – before meeting an untimely end in the Netherlands.
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Thursday 02 May 2013
Wednesday 01 May 2013
A senior politician has hit out at racist remarks aimed at the country’s first black minister by a member of the anti-immigrant Northern League party.
Thursday 11 April 2013
The Government will spend a further £10 million on tackling war-zone sexual violence and violence against women and girls, Foreign Secretary William Hague announced today.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Belgians living in areas completely isolated due to the bubonic plague can finally breathe a sigh of relief: soon they will be able to get online and petition to have a law banning them from writing a will struck down.
Thursday 04 April 2013
Joseph Kony, a notorious fugitive warlord, has been thrown a lifeline after a military force hunting him down in Central African Republic (CAR) had to suspend operations due to the recent coup in the country.
Friday 29 March 2013
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Monday 25 March 2013
Foreign secretary William Hague will travel with Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie to Africa this week to raise awareness of warzone rape.
Sunday 24 March 2013
France will send more troops to the Central African Republic to protect its citizens there after armed rebels seized the capital Bangui.
Friday 22 March 2013
Bosco Ntaganda, one of central Africa's most notorious warlords, begins his new life in the Netherlands tomorrow after surrendering to the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
Congolese war criminal Bosco 'The Terminator' Ntaganda unexpectedly turns himself in at US embassy in Rwanda
Monday 18 March 2013
One of Africa's most wanted war criminals walked into the United States embassy in Rwanda today and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court at The Hague. The US said it was “considering his request” after Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed the “Terminator” appeared on their doorstep in Rwanda's capital, Kigali.
Friday 01 March 2013
Britain is to give £16m in aid to Rwanda after support for the country was suspended amid claims that its rulers were linked to militias accused of rape and murder.
Friday 22 February 2013
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Wednesday 20 February 2013
Money earmarked for foreign aid could be switched to the Ministry of Defence in an attempt to focus more resources on bringing peace and stability to warzones, David Cameron has signalled.
Thursday 07 February 2013
Nineteen men have appeared in court in South Africa charged with plotting to overthrow the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
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