Burundi: Celebrations in streets as army officer says president sacked

There were celebrations in the streets of Bujumbura on Wednesday (13 May) after a Burundi army general said he had sacked Pierre Nkurunziza as president for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office, and was working with civil society groups to form a transitional government. May 13, 2015

Police torture in China still routine despite reforms

Six years after China took steps to crack down on torture by police, detainees continue to be beaten, hanged by their wrists and shackled to iron chairs, New York-based rights group Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday (13 May). May 13, 2015

Theresa May: Migrants may have to return to Africa

Britains Home Secretary Theresa May on Wednesday (13 May) criticised the EUs approach to stemming the flow of migrants crossing the Mediterranean into Europe, saying that by not sending economic migrants back, the bloc was encouraging them to travel. May 13, 2015

Burundi riot police clash with protesters

Burundis capital city plunged into further unrest on Tuesday amid escalating protests against President Pierre Nkurunzizas decision to seek a third term in office. May 13, 2015