US election hacking: Putin ‘sought to help’ Trump

US election hacking: Putin ‘sought to help’ Trump

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump’s briefing with spy chiefs was one of several meetings he held in New York on Friday Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to help Donald Trump win the presidential election, a US intelligence report says. The unclassified report says the Russian leader “ordered” a campaign aimed at influencing the […]

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Five people shot dead by Florida gunman

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Five people shot dead by Florida gunman

Image copyright AP Image caption Shooting victims have been arriving at area hospitals Five people have been shot dead by a gunman at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, officials say. It happened at the baggage claim area in Terminal 2, just before 1300 local time (1800 GMT), the airport confirmed. Eight people were injured. The […]

Ivory Coast’s Bouake, Daloa and Korogho hit by shooting

Ivory Coast’s Bouake, Daloa and Korogho hit by shooting

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The government has called on the troops to return to barracks Soldiers are still in control of Ivory Coast’s second city after mutinying over pay. The soldiers seized control of Bouake in the early hours of Friday, before protests spread to Daloa, Daoukro, Odienne and Korhogo. A local MP says […]

Ivory Coast’s Bouake, Daloa and Korogho hit by shooting

Ivory Coast’s Bouake, Daloa and Korogho hit by shooting

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The government has called on the troops to return to barracks Gunfire has been heard in three cities in Ivory Coast in a mutiny by soldiers over pay, officials say. The mutineers seized weapons from two police stations in the country’s second city, Bouake, and took up positions at its […]

Leicester City complete signing of Genk midfielder Wilfred Ndidi

Leicester City complete signing of Genk midfielder Wilfred Ndidi

Ndidi helped Genk reach the knockout stages of this season’s Europa League after they finished top of their group Leicester City have signed defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi for a reported £15m from Belgian side Genk. The 20-year-old Nigeria international completed his move on Thursday after a work permit was approved, signing a five-and-a-half-year deal. Ndidi […]

Nigerian Chibok girl found with her six-month-old baby

Nigerian Chibok girl found with her six-month-old baby

Image copyright AP Image caption Boko Haram militants kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok in 2014 The Nigerian army says that one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls has been found, along with her six-month-old baby. She was discovered by soldiers investigating suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Nigeria’s military said the […]

GM malaria vaccine ‘milestone’

GM malaria vaccine ‘milestone’

Image copyright SPL A malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a “critical milestone” in human safety trials, say researchers. Doctors used a genetically modified form of malaria that was unable to cause a full infection in people. Trials, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, suggested it was safe […]

‘No charges’ for French troops over CAR child sex allegations

‘No charges’ for French troops over CAR child sex allegations

Image copyright AFP Image caption French troops were accused of abusing children as young as nine Six French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in the Central African Republic (CAR) have not been charged following a criminal inquiry. Investigating judges found no evidence to warrant further investigation, the prosecutor’s office in Paris confirmed to the […]

GM malaria vaccine ‘milestone’

GM malaria vaccine ‘milestone’

Image copyright SPL A malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a “critical milestone” in human safety trials, say researchers. Doctors used a genetically modified form of malaria that was unable to cause a full infection in people. Trials, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, suggested it was safe […]

‘No charges’ for French troops over CAR child sex allegations

‘No charges’ for French troops over CAR child sex allegations

Image copyright AFP Image caption French troops were accused of abusing children as young as nine Six French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in the Central African Republic (CAR) have not been charged following a criminal inquiry. Investigating judges found no evidence to warrant further investigation, the prosecutor’s office in Paris confirmed to the […]