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8 killed,13 injured in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

Spokesman Danbatta Bello says another bomber got stuck in barbed wire and blew up not far from the mosque.

17 Jul 2017 6:44 PM

1 killed, 50 injured in Cairo police clashes with Nile island residents

The protesters, mostly young males, succeeded in forcing the bulldozers to turn away, but clashes soon began.

17 Jul 2017 4:40 PM

Sudan: Indian peacekeeping forces help rescue workers flee gunmen

A report, published by the UN Mission in South Sudan, said that the peacekeepers responded by firing warning shots into the air.

16 Jul 2017 1:31 PM

Boko Haram suicide bombers kills 19, injured 23 in Maiduguri

Islamic extremist group's insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people, abducted thousands and spilled over into neighboring countries.

12 Jul 2017 5:22 PM

Grenade attack kills 8, wounds 60 in Nairobi

Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye confirmed on his Twitter feed that eight people had died, adding that the blast left 50 wounded.

10 Jul 2017 6:57 PM

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At least 23 soldiers killed in attacked claimed by ISIS in Egypt's Sinai

Dozens of masked militants then descended on the site in 24 Land Cruiser SUVs and opened fire on the soldiers.

08 Jul 2017 3:48 PM

Goldmine collapses in Ghana, 17 declared dead: lawmaker

Government and local officials decided to stop the rescue in agreement with the families, the lawmaker said.

06 Jul 2017 8:02 PM

78 people killed, dozens injured in truck accident in Central African Republic

The accident occurred on Tuesday around 10 km outside the town of Bambari, around 300 km northeast of the capital Bangu./

06 Jul 2017 9:25 AM

Barefoot and alone, children flee brutal South Sudan war

Around 1.8 million South Sudanese have fled the country, making it the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world.

05 Jul 2017 12:54 AM

Niger: Boko Haram jihadists abduct 37 women, slit throats of 9 people

The governor Diffa region said the village had been singled out because it was known for its resistance to the jihadists.

04 Jul 2017 6:18 PM

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West Africa: Before French Prez visit, al-Qaeda-linked group releases video of hostages

The narrator of the video, one of the hostages, says she hopes that French President Emmanuel Macron will come to her rescue.

03 Jul 2017 1:46 PM

15 killed in clashes between UN peacekeepers and former rebels in Central Africa

The Seleka group leading to a wave of violent reprisals against the Muslim population by the Christian anti-Balaka militia.

03 Jul 2017 8:36 AM

Macron in Mali for diplomatic push on Sahel anti-jihad force

Macron is joining the heads of state of these nations in Bamako where France's full support for the force will be announced.

02 Jul 2017 11:14 AM

40 dead, clashes in Central Africa republic despite ceasefire deal

The violence in the central town of Bria was between members of Christian 'anti-balaka' militias and ex-Seleka fighters, the sources said.

21 Jun 2017 10:50 AM

At least 15 killed in suicide car bombing in Somalia

Captain Mohamed Hussein said the bomber posing as a milk delivery van sneaked into the Wadajir district headquarters in Mogadishu.

20 Jun 2017 5:20 PM

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Mali resort attack: Al-Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility; 5 dead

The Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimeen, said the attackers were from the Fula ethnic group and battled for ‘many hours’ at the resort.

20 Jun 2017 8:47 AM

4 ‘jihadist’ suspects dead, 5 arrested after Mali resort attack

A minister said that 36 hostages were freed after the incident at the Kangaba Le Campement resort on Sunday, most of them French and Malian.

19 Jun 2017 6:11 PM

Suicide bombers kill 16 in northeast Nigeria: emergency services

Earlier tolls given by local people said 12 or 13 people had been killed but an official said 3 injured died in the hospital.

19 Jun 2017 4:58 PM

Suspected terror attack in Mali resort; 2 tourists, 4 assailants killed

Four assailants were killed by security forces, Mali's security minister said late Sunday, without specifying if more were on the run.

19 Jun 2017 11:06 AM

Two dead as suspected jihadists attack Mali tourist resort

Security forces who battled the gunmen at the site were continuing Sunday evening to search for the assailants who fled.

19 Jun 2017 8:38 AM

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