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Pregnant woman killed by dogs in France

A pregnant woman was killed by dogs in forest land in northern France while a hunt with hounds was happening in the area, investigators have said.

France returns historical sword to Senegal

France has restored to Senegal the sabre of a 19th Century Islamic scholar and ruler, as part of a commitment to return to its former West African colonies significant items of their cultural heritage.

'Militants killed’ in Burkina Faso sex slave raid

The army in Burkina Faso says it has killed 32 armed men - described as “terrorists” - during two operations in the north of the country, the first of which resulted in the freeing of many women who were being kept as sex slaves.