Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday.
BENGHAZI, Libya - Agence France-Presse
A blast rocked a primary school in Libya's restive second city Benghazi during playtime on Wednesday, wounding six children, security and medical officials said.
JUBA - Agence France-Presse
At least 200 South Sudanese civilians drowned on Tuesday in a ferry accident on the White Nile river while fleeing fresh fighting in the city of Malakal, an army spokesman said.
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisia's parliament on Wednesday approved a technocratic caretaker government tasked with leading the country out of a bruising political crisis and into fresh elections.
KHARTOUM - Agence France-Presse
Around 10,000 people have fled north to Sudan from South Sudan where government troops and rebels have battled for the past month, the UN's refugee agency said
TUNIS - Reuters
Tunisia's national assembly has approved a new Constitution for the country, three years after the uprising that toppled autocrat Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
The South African government has ordered the removal of a rabbit that was secretly sculpted into a recently unveiled statue of Nelson Mandela, an official said Wednesday.
South Sudanese rebels accused the army of attacking their positions Friday hours before a ceasefire deal agreed by the government and rebels comes into effect.
Tunisia's outgoing Islamist Prime Minister Ali Larayedh announced he would resign later Thursday as part of a plan to end months of political deadlock.
BANGUI/GENEVA - Reuters
A senior U.N. official warned of the risk of genocide in CAR without a more robust international response to communal bloodshed in which 20 people were killed
ADDIS ABABA - Agence France-Presse
South Sudan's warring parties opened negotiations to end weeks of raging conflict that has taken the world's youngest nation to the brink of all-out civil war
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