Millions exposed to arsenic in water supply
More than a fifth of deaths in a district of Bangladesh were caused by the country's notorious problem of arsenic-tainted well water, The Lancet reported on Saturday.
Gunman attacks former Rwandan army chief
A former Rwandan army chief of staff, Kayumba Nyamwasa, has been shot in the stomach while in South Africa and taken to hospital in a critical condition.
20 years on, Russian press still lives in fear
Twenty years ago this week Russia charted a course to develop a vibrant free press, introducing a law to encourage independent journalism.