The Africans Union (AU) says it will hold a new round of Libya peace talks later this month.
Haiti commemorates the January 12, 2010 earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of Haitians and 102 United Nations staff.
Twenty people were wounded on Thursday in northern Mali’s restive Kidal region, including 18 United Nations (UN) peacekeepers, in a rocket attack on a military base for UN, French and Malian forces, a UN spokesperson said.
The United Nations said 235 000 civilians had fled their homes in rebel-held northwestern Syria during a Russian-backed campaign of airstrikes and shelling this month.
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said he had reached a deal with former rebel leader Riek Machar on Tuesday to form a transitional unity government even if they fail to resolve all their differences before a new deadline.