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Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, in the most significant challenge to the president's rule during his 27 years in power.
Europe is not the only place where sub-Saharan African migrants aim to start a new life.
KHARTOUM - Agence France-Presse
A suspect wanted for the deadliest-ever attack in Nigeria's capital -- a blast blamed on Boko Haram Islamists -- has been arrested in Sudan, a source close to the case said on Thursday.
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
Armed groups attacked Libya's interim parliament and an air base in the east Sunday, adding to turmoil in the troubled country
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
Oscar Pistorius's murder trial debated his mental state Tuesday, as the athlete faced a possible stint in a psychiatric hospital to establish if he has a "general anxiety disorder."
BENGHAZI - Agence France-Presse
At least 79 people were killed and 141 others wounded in fierce clashes in eastern Libya between armed groups loyal to a rogue ex-general and Islamist militias
LAGOS - Agence France-Presse
The US said it is flying 'manned' missions over Nigeria in search of over 200 abducted schoolgirls, after a prisoner-swap offer from the Boko Haram was dismissed
ABUJA - Agence France-Presse
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday cancelled a visit to the hometown of more than 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Islamic militants, sparking fresh criticism of his handling of the crisis.
Boko Haram released a new video alleging the teenagers had converted to Islam and would not be released until all militant prisoners were freed
MOMBASA, Kenya - Agence France-Presse
Hundreds of British tourists are being evacuated from beach resorts near Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa following new warnings of terror attacks, officials and tour operators said Friday.
JUBA - Agence France-Presse
South Sudan's rebels on Sunday accused government forces of multiple ceasefire violations along several fronts, just hours after a truce aimed at ending the five-month conflict came into effect.
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