BRICS comprises five major developing countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
The European Union committed 50 million euros to help the countries of West Africa's Sahel region set up a multinational force to combat Islamist militant groups.
The organization has also recorded at least 1,530 deaths on the Mediterranean in 2017.
Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt’s capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children.
The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) made the call at a UN climate change conference taking place in Bonn.
Heavy gunfire erupted on Monday in Ivory Coast's two largest cities of Abidjan and Bouake as the military said it pressed an operation to quash a four-day nationwide army mutiny over bonus payments.
The European Parliament has appealed for strengthening of Africa's legislative organs like the Pan African Parliament (PAP).
The ninth Rugby World Cup takes place from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, 2019.
A species belonging to the human family tree whose remnants were first discovered in a South African cave in 2013 lived several hundred thousand years ago.
Thirty-two school children, two teachers and a school bus driver were killed.
The kidnapping 3 years ago was one of the high-profile incidents of Boko Haram's insurgency.
African countries are becoming increasingly repressive and causing more people to leave their homes.
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