One in every 122 people alive today are living in exile, forced from their homes by war, conflict and persecution, a UN report has claimed.
The line we’re all getting from Hollande's election is uncomplicated: he is the first Socialist French president for 17 years and this is a big deal.
In an alarming speech the Rwandan President has accused Burundi's leaders of carrying out "massacres" on their people. This comes just a few days after the UN secretary-general warned of "inflammatory rhetoric" from Burundi's leaders in the country's unfolding crisis.
Kosovars will now be granted their own country dialling code after an agreement was reached between Serbia and Kosovo, states at war in the late 1990s, in a latest round of talks.
President Obama's view hasn't changed since 2008, before he took office. He wanted to close Guantanamo Bay then and he wants to close it now. Yet this is not a question of what the President wants - and questions remain over how likely the President is to follow through on his proposals.