Never mind the Copacabana and Carnival hedonism: after returning home to Brazil, the war photographer André Liohn found a society on the edge, caught between gang violence and police brutality. Could this summer's Olympics provide some respite?
A team of 11 suicide bombers have undergone training within Somalia to carry out airborne suicide missions, according to a leaked memo
Local reports say 55 people have been killed and more injured
Mogadishu airport workers appear to hand laptop bag to suspected suicide bomber in video released by Somali intelligence officials
How a young Somali activist for women’s rights fled her homeland after she was outed as gay
Prime Minister made the comments ahead of a major corruption conference being hosted in London
Thousands of Kenyans are paying tribute to Salah Farah with the hashtag #HeroSalah
The militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack at Lido beach
Religious affairs ministry has ordered security staff to crackdown on anybody suspected of celebrating Christmas
Follows an al-Shabaab attack on hotel last month in which nine people were killed
The airstrike happened just as the Paris terrorist attacks were underway
The Channel 4 documentary told the powerful story of a vulnerable boy who became radicalised
Two bombers among dead after police shoot and kill attackers as they try to make their way into the hotel
Area police chief says 'it cannot be anything else but a terrorist attack'
World View: Is collective hatred of a bully enough to make a nation?
A plan for the European Union to develop its own drone programme will be strongly opposed by David Cameron at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels today.