Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has rejected calls to step down but called off a state of emergency imposed after a violent uprising against his 27-year rule saw parliament set ablaze.
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
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
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
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.
Under pummelling cross-examination, Oscar Pistorius admitted Thursday that he had "no reason" to fire the shots that killed Reeva Steenkamp,
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.
KHARTOUM - Agence France-Presse
Sudan has expelled the head of a United Nations agency in the country and accused her of interfering in domestic affairs, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
Hooded men travelling in two cars on Tuesday abducted the Jordanian ambassador to Tripoli, Fawaz Aitan
ROME - Agence France-Presse
The crisis in the strife-torn Central African Republic has left 1.6 million people -- a third of the population -- in urgent need of food, the United Nations said Monday.
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