Two crew members killed in Libya fighter jet crash

Two crew members killed in Libya fighter jet crash A fighter jet belonging to Libyan pro-government forces in the northwestern city of Tripoli has crashed,...

US military ends operation in Libya’s Sirte

US Africa command ends operation in Daesh bastion in Libya The US military has formally announced the end of operations in the Libyan city of Sirte...

UN chief warns of imminent genocide in South Sudan

UN chief warns of imminent genocide in South Sudan UN chief Ban Ki-moon has warned about an imminent genocide in South Sudan unless immediate action...

2016: Refugee arrivals fall as deaths hit record

While the number of people who arrived in Europe in 2016 dropped, the number of drownings reached a record. About 350,000 migrants and refugees have...
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Some 400,00 children at risk of starvation in Nigeria: UNICEF

“What is already a crisis can become a catastrophe,” UNICEF executive director Anthony Lake said on Tuesday. UNICEF said in the report that around 400,000...

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...