Many children in the world's poorest countries don't have a birth certificate - and that is going to badly affect their future. Jean Delmas, a young computer specialist in Ivory Coast, has now developed a simple solution to this huge problem.
There are only a few public hospitals within the informal settlement of Embakasi in Nairobi County so many pregnant women face private health care bills. A mobile phone and a pre-payments plan can help.
Authorities have said that they know of at least 70 cases stemming from the same criminal gang. Nigerian men are suspected of paying for fake marriage licenses to Portuguese women in exchange for EU residency.
The EU has called for the UN to send a mission to probe allegations of torture, rape and executions by the military against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar. An interim report has alleged crimes against humanity.
Increased patrols and foul weather have forced smugglers to change tactics, but the refugee flow remains constant in Chios, Greece, where more than 3,000 asylum-seekers arrived last weekend. Diego Cupolo reports.
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