Al-Shabab attack at Mogadishu port kills dozens

At least 29 people killed after car bomber struck a police complex and entrance of largest port in Somali capital Initial reports had put the...

Two ‘young girls’ used as human bombs

Nigeria Maiduguri: Two 'young girls' used as human bombs Police in the town of Maiduguri, Borno state, say the attack happened when the market was...

Blasts leave casualties in Nigerian city

  Police spokesman Victor Isuku confirmed that two blasts went off minutes apart in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State, on Sunday. He blamed...
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UN warns about looming threat of ‘genocide’ in South Sudan

There is a "strong risk of violence escalating along ethnic lines with the potential for genocide," Adama Dieng, the UN Special Adviser on the...
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Fighting between rival forces kill 29 in central Somali city

Local officials from the regions of Puntland and Galmudug confirmed the clashes on Monday and said 50 others were also wounded. Officials from Somalia’s semi-autonomous...
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Mali attack kills UN peacekeeper, civilians

The three were killed Sunday when traveling through the Mopti region in central Mali as part of a military convoy. The soldier was from Togo,...
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Takfiri militants kill 12 in Kenya guesthouse bombing

Kenyan media quoted police as saying that suspected militants from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militant group were behind the attack that targeted a guesthouse on...
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Militants attack village in Central African Republic, kill 26

Militants from the Seleka group attacked the village of Ndomete, near the town of Kaga-Bandoro, about 350 km (220 miles) north of the capital,...
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Hundreds protest in Myanmar over Suu Kyi’s panel on Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds in Myanmar rallied on Tuesday against an advisory commission led by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan to find solutions to the conflict between...
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Post-election unrest persists in Gabon as police forces face riots

Hundreds of military and police forces have been deployed in Gabon’s capital of Libreville to deal with persisting riots after a disputed presidential poll...