Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated Thursday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.
NAIROBI - Reuters
South Sudan sent troops to secure a United Nations base after armed civilians fired on displaced tribespeople sheltering there, in an attack that killed at least 48
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Heavily armed Islamist gunmen kidnapped a group of girls from a secondary school in northeast Nigeria's Borno state and torched the surrounding town, a local official and a witness told AFP.
MAIDUGURI/ABUJA - Reuters
Nigeria's military said on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the more than 100 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
Libya's interim prime minister Abdullah al-Thani stepped down on Sunday, saying that he and his family had been the victims of an armed attack the previous day, a statement said.
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel indicated on Tuesday that he would wrap up his searing cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, who has now spent more than a week in the witness box.
Hooded men travelling in two cars on Tuesday abducted the Jordanian ambassador to Tripoli, Fawaz Aitan
ABUJA - Reuters
A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday
The prosecution angrily accused Oscar Pistorius of tailoring evidence and overplaying his deep fear of crime Friday to justify shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A morning rush-hour bomb killed at least 35 people at a Nigerian bus station near the capital, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency
Ankara - Anadolu Agency
Three Turkish construction workers were injured during a rocket attack on the Turkish Embassy in Somalia
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