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Africa

Egypt: 28 killed, 22 wounded after gunmen attack bus with Christians

The attack happened on Friday while the bus was travelling on the road to the St Samuel Monastery in the Minya governorate.

26 May 2017 4:15 PM

Shabaab Islamists kill 5 Kenyan police in third bombing

The blast flipped over the green police pickup and tore its rear end off.

25 May 2017 7:31 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of armed girl pledging loyalty to group

When asked why she does not want to go home, Maida said her family lived in the town of unbelief and they should accept Islam.

14 May 2017 8:25 AM

19 people killed in bus accident in Kenya

The accident comes just weeks after another collision killed dozens in Kenya, which has notoriously dangerous roads.

13 May 2017 4:22 PM

Finland's former leftist President Mauno Koivisto dies at 93

Mauno Koivisto, born in 1923 to a ship's carpenter became the first leftist and ninth president of Finland in 1982.

13 May 2017 1:28 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of purported Chibok girl holding gun

Last week, 82 schoolgirls who were kidnapped 3-years-ago, were released after negotiations between the terrorist group and the government. 

13 May 2017 12:52 PM

India’s INS Mumbai, INS Aditya interact with Egyptian navy; will depart today

This visit would go a long way in enhancing co-operation and understanding between the two countries.

08 May 2017 11:14 AM

Egypt: India to hold cultural fest to celebrate Tagore’s 156th birth anniversary

Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-European to win this prestigious award, in recognition for his collection of poems, 'Gitanjali'.

07 May 2017 2:16 PM

2 buses catch fire on Nigerian highway after collision, 26 dead

Police said the 2 buses were trying to overtake other vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and ended up striking each other.

07 May 2017 9:05 AM

83 Chibok schoolgirls released 3 years after being abducted by Boko Haram

A Nigerian military official, part of the rescue operation, said the 83 girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno near Cameroon.

07 May 2017 8:12 AM