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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Ethiopia began three days of mourning Oct. 3 for 52 people killed in a stampede after police clashed with protesters at a religious festival, the latest bloody episode in a wave of anger against the authoritarian government.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Nearly 10,000 Burundians fled the country over the weekend before Burundi closed its borders ahead of controversial and violence-wracked elections in the troubled central African nation, the United Nations said on June 30.
KANO - Agence France-Presse
A girl thought to be aged just 12 detonated explosives she was carrying at a market in northeast Nigeria on June 23, killing 10 people and injuring dozens, a relative of one of the injured told AFP
SOUSSE – Reuters
Hundreds of armed police patrolled the streets of Tunisia’s beach resorts on June 28 and the government said it will deploy hundreds more inside hotels after the Islamist militant attack in Sousse that killed 39 foreigners, mostly Britons
BAMAKO - Agence France-Presse
Mali's warring factions on June 18 looked close to signing a landmark peace deal to end years of unrest after pro-government militia leaders agreed to evacuate a flashpoint town and the government dropped arrest warrants for several rebels.
TUNISIA - Agence France-Presse
ISIL has claimed responsibility for a massacre in a Tunisian seaside resort that killed nearly 40 people, most of them British tourists, in the worst attack in the country’s recent history
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
The South African government has a week to explain to judges why it defied a court order barring the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country
South Africa said June 25 it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government's refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.
N'DJAMENA - Agence France-Presse
Twenty-three people were killed and over 100 injured in twin suicide bombings targeting police in the Chadian capital June 15, with the government blaming Boko Haram militants for the bloodshed.
MOGADISHU - Reuters
At least three people were killed when a car bomb targeting military trainers from the United Arab Emirates hit their convoy in the Somali capital but the officials were unharmed, police said on June 24.
JOHANNESBURG – Agence France-Presse
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on June 15, dodging a court order for him to stay as judges weighed up whether he should be arrested over alleged war crimes and genocide.