Kaga Bandoro/ Fighters from Central African Republic’s largely Muslim Seleka militia attacked refugees in the country’s remote north on Wednesday. They stabbed and hacked to death 13 people before UN peacekeepers repelled them, killing at least 10. Bujumbura/ Burundi’s Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Wednesdayto withdraw from the International Criminal Court, amid a deepening row over political violence. Kabul/ Taliban militants ambushed and killed around 100 Afghan police and soldiers earlier this week as they tried to retreat. These were the heaviest losses suffered by government forces during months of fierce clashes near the capital of southern Helmand province. Manila/ Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has issued an order to create a presidential task force to protect journalists and investigate attacks on media, in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for the press.