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The leader of a short-lived coup in Burkina Faso, General Gilbert Diendere, was handed over to authorities on Oct.1 after seeking refuge in the Vatican embassy, sources in the transitional government said on Oct.1.
ABUJA - Agence France-Presse
Nigeria's military on March 27 announced that troops had retaken the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram, from which the group declared their caliphate last year.
TUNIS-The Associated Press
At least 21 people were killed, including 17 foreign tourists, when militants attacked Tunisia's Bardo museum in the capital Tunis, Prime Minister Habib Essid has said.
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisia said March 26 that it had arrested 23 suspects in connection with last week's jihadist massacre at the country's national museum.
MOGADISHU - Agence France-Presse
Suspected members of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants on March 12 attacked a fortified area containing regional government headquarters, an airport and a United Nations compound in the central town of Baidoa, security officials said
Tunisia's national museum on March 23 delayed a planned reopening after last week's attack on foreign tourists due to security concerns, its head of communications Hanene Srarfi told AFP.
FERGUSON - The Associated Press
The Ferguson City Council on March 10 evening unanimously approved a resolution to part ways with the City Manager John Shaw following a scathing Justice Department report that alleged racial bias in the city police department and court system
PARIS - Reuters
Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi said that a third gunman involved in an attack that killed 23 people was on the run
N'DJAMENA - Agence France-Presse
Troops from Chad and Niger have retaken the northeastern Nigerian town of Damasak from Boko Haram as part of a regional offensive to combat the militants who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.
Nine people suspected of links with the gunmen who attacked a Tunis museum leaving 21 dead have been arrested, the presidency announced March 19.
BAMAKO - Agence France-Presse
Police in Mali March 8 hunted for the killers of two Europeans and three Malians in a jihadist attack on a nightclub, as a deadly assault on a UN barracks in the north heightened security concerns.
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