10 years ago a large group of West Africans tried to cross into Europe via Spain’s Canary Islands. Even though this route is now sealed off, the youngest generation of fishermen in Kayar still dreams of reaching Europe.
15 Mar 2016 13:13 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Africa, Senegal, Europe
As many as 50,000 have died in the two-year conflict, one official says, with violence continuing despite peace deal.
03 Mar 2016 12:40 GMT | War & Conflict, South Sudan, Riek Machar, Africa
Malian member of al-Qaeda-linked group Ansar al-Dine is accused of being involved in destroying historic Timbuktu sites.
02 Mar 2016 09:45 GMT | Mali, ICC, Africa, Arts & Culture, War & Conflict
Western firms turn blind eye as child miners toil in dangerous conditions for precious "battery" mineral, Amnesty says.
Fleur Launspach | 19 Jan 2016 16:05 GMT | Africa, Child labour, Democratic Republic of Congo, Amnesty International, Human Rights
Medical tests confirm new Ebola death in Sierra Leone, just hours after WHO declares West Africa free of the virus.
Fleur Launspach | 15 Jan 2016 11:24 GMT | Health, Environment, Humanitarian crises, Africa, Ebola
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War