Africa
Rival Libya administrations agree on points for unity govt
Following months of talks, Libya's rival administrations find common ground on main aspects of proposed unity government

Kenya's women-only village shelters victims of violence
Underage marriages, forced abortions and gender inequality are some of the horrors that have led women to create a utopia for themselves

Nepal left fragmented by rocky political journey
Nepal's politics faces unrest, protests as long as it does not reconcile competing interests

Pressure mounts on S. Sudan's Kiir to sign peace deal
AU Commission's Dlamini-Zuma joins chorus of voices demanding that South Sudan president sign peace deal with rebels

Sexual abuse cases tarnish image of Africa UN peacekeepers
Reputation of UN peacekeepers deployed in Africa tarnished by sexual scandals over past 11 years

Egypt freezes assets of 1,345 MB members in 18 months
In September 2013, an Egyptian court banned the activities of the Brotherhood, once Egypt's best organized group.

Daesh affiliate in Egypt kills Croatian hostage
Egyptian government has not yet commented on claims

Nepali women 'sleep' outside parliament for equal rights
Women protesters say the 'sleep protest' is meant to mock their Nepali leaders who, according to them, have been 'asleep' over the issue of women rights

South Sudanese women bear brunt of country's crisis
HRW says women and girls are bearing brunt of brutal offensive as 'fighters target them for rape, abduction, beatings and forced labor'