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Anjouan Comoros governor under house arrest

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Authorities in Comoros placed the governor of strife-torn Anjouan Island under house arrest on charges of instigating unrest in the province, as...

Comoros authorities sign pact to end standoff on island

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Five days of clashes between protesters and police in Comoros' Anjouan island have subsided after the national government, local authorities and the...

Two killed in Comoros

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Troops shot and killed two "criminals" in clashes on Comoros' Anjouan island, a government official said, amid a wave of unrest against...

Comoros constitutional referendum coming

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The Indian Ocean state of Comoros will hold a constitutional referendum on July 30 on presidential term limits that could result in...

Burundi, Eritrea, East Timor top global hunger index

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Sixteen countries have alarming levels of hunger, with Burundi the worst affected, according to an annual index released on Monday which also...

At least 50 drown after Comoros boat capsizes

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At least 50 people including children drowned in rough seas when a passenger boat sunk off the Comoros archipelago in the early...

Comoros can start receiving debt relief: IMF, W Bank

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Comoros has met conditions to start receiving debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and...

Comoros annuls law extending leader’s term

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Comoros' highest court has annulled a law which extended the mandate of the Indian Ocean islands' leader after weeks of heightened political...

Comoros eligible for HIPC debt relief: IMF, World Bank

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The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that a preliminary review had found that Comoros was eligible for relief...

Comoros arrests prominent opposition politicians

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Police on the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros have arrested 10 opposition politicians who reject a new law extending the president's mandate...

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