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A car exploded on Jan. 21 in the Libyan capital near the Italian embassy killing two people who were inside the vehicle, security and medical sources said.
BAMAKO / ISTANBUL
At least 27 people have been killed after gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Mali’s capital and took around 170 hostages on Nov. 20, a U.N. official told Reuters, while seven Turkish Airlines staff members in the hotel have been rescued
MOGADISHU - Agence France-Presse
At least 12 people were killed in the Somali capital on Nov. 1 after Shebab gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their way inside a hotel, police said.
Facebook Inc activated its "Safety Check" feature after deadly blasts in Nigeria late on Nov. 17 following criticism from users that the social media network was being selective about deploying it
PRETORIA - Reuters
Oscar Pistorius, South Africa's "Blade Runner", was released on parole late on Oct. 19, just short of a year into his five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013
TUNIS - Reuters
Thirty two Tunisian lawmakers accused President Beji Caid Essebsi’s son of meddling and resigned from the ruling party bloc in parliament yesterday, allowing Islamist rivals to become the largest party
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The Moroccan Embassy to Turkey in Ankara has refuted claims that a Turkish model was insulted by the ambassador’s wife and beaten by fashion designers at an event organized by the embassy five months ago.
BRUSSELS – Agence France-Presse
European Union leaders will push their wary African counterparts to help tackle the migration crisis at a summit in Malta this week, offering them billions of euros in aid in exchange for cooperation
A Turkish model has filed a lawsuit against the Moroccan ambassador to Ankara and organizers of a soirée at the Moroccan embassy, claiming that was insulted by the ambassador’s wife and beaten by fashion designers
JUBA - Reuters
A Russian-built cargo plane carrying some passengers crashed on Nov 4 after taking off from the airport in South Sudan's capital, killing at least 41 people who were on board and others on the ground, an official and a witness said
CAIRO - Reuters
Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) said they were behind suicide bombings near the Nigerian capital Abuja which killed at least 15 people, a statement on Twitter said on Oct.4.