• A Rwandan military tribunal condemns two senior army figures to 20 years in prison for inciting rebellion.
• Uganda police end a six-week-long house arrest of an opposition leader only to re-arrest him hours later.
• The UN Security Council backs a resolution for the deployment of a UN police presence in Burundi to help quell violence.
• A second case of Ebola is confirmed in Liberia, months after the country was declared free of the disease.
• Thousands flee fighting in Brazzaville, Congo, following President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s re-election in a disputed poll.
• Boats carrying refugees deported from Greece arrive in Turkey in line with an EU plan to limit migration to Europe.
• A US judge approves a $20bn settlement over BP’s huge 2010 oil spill.
• Ecuador starts drilling for oil on the edge of a rainforest inhabited by two of the last tribes in the world living in isolation.
• Azerbaijan and Armenian authorities in the Nagorno-Karabakh region reach an agreement to end four days of fighting
• India fires foreign-funded health experts working inside the government, to reduce the influence of NGOs on policy.
• The governors of California and New York raise their states’ minimum wages to $15/hour, the highest in the US.
• Hackers release a database containing the personal information of 50m Turkish people.
• Thailand’s coup leaders give military officers sweeping powers to detain citizens.