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Police kill two in protest against Burundian president seeking third term 15:15 GMT

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundian police shot dead two protesters and wounded at least one other on Sunday, the Red Cross said, in demonstrations against the president seeking a third term which critics say would violate a constitutional limit of two terms.  Full Article

Niger army fights Boko Haram for Lake Chad island after attack 15:58 GMT 

NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's army is fighting to recapture an island in Lake Chad after it was seized by hundreds of Boko Haram militants aboard motorised canoes, army sources said on Sunday.  Full Article  

No military solution to boat migrant crisis: UN chief to paper 14:45 GMT 

ROME (Reuters) - There is no military solution to migrants drowning in the Mediterranean, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said on Sunday, as European leaders search for ways to manage the flow of people leaving North Africa in rickety boats.  Full Article  

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