BBC news with Maria Marshall.
At least four people are said to be burnt alive in Cameroon trapped inside a hospital that was set on fire in the restive southwest.The hospital was serving a large area because several other health facilities in the same district are shut down, following a separatist rebellion.
Concern is growing in Kenya over a missing human rights activist. Caroline Mwatha,who hasn’t been seen since last Wednesday, works with the Dandora community justice center. He had been investigating allegation of atrocities committed by the police in Nairobi.
Reports from Syria say 16 civilians have been killed in an airstrike by the US-led coalition. British-based monitor said they were trying to escape from the last pocket of territory that the Islamic State militants hold in the country.
Israeli tanks are set to sheer targets near the Golan Heights in Syria. Damascus said the attack caused only material damage.This would be the first time Israel has sheered Syrian positions since the middle of last year.
The US Secretary of State said Russia must not be allowed to separate NATO allies from each other. He was speaking in Hungary which’s been criticized for its close ties with Moscow. Budapest has rejected the criticism.
Ukrainian prosecutors have placed a local government leader under investigation over the murder of an anti-corruption campaigner. Kateryna Gandzyuk died after an acid attack.The man under investigation, Vladyslav Manger from the city of Kherson, denies wrong-doing.
The Venezuelan authorities say they are investigating private finance of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Mr Guaidó has the backing of more than 15 countries, but the Socialist government alleges he is leading a plot against it.
Ricardo Boechat,one of the best-known political journalists in Brazil, has been killed in a helicopter crash. Mr Boechat has worked for many of the country’s most important media outlets and hosted news programs on radio and TV.