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The head of Tunisia's anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, Beji Caid Essebsi, was on Nov. 25 leading the country's first presidential election since a 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings.
UNITED NATIONS - Reuters
Warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army commanders are hiding in Sudanese-controlled areas of a disputed enclave in South Sudan bordering CAR, the UN says
At least seven people were killed, among them a prominent Somali official, in a bomb attack by Shebab rebels in the centre of the capital Mogadishu near the Turkish embassy
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
An attack by Boko Haram Islamists in a northeastern Nigerian town on the Cameroon border has killed hundreds of people, a local senator and witnesses said Wednesday.
LAGOS - The Associated Press
Scores of girls and young women kidnapped from a school in Nigeria are being forced to marry their Islamic extremist abductors, a civil society group reported Wednesday.
JUBA - Agence France-Presse
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon flew into South Sudan Tuesday to demand an end to a brutal four-month-old civil war that has sparked dire warnings of genocide and famine.
BANGUI / ANKARA
Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoğlu will pay a visit to the crisis-torn Central African Republic (CAR) April 28 as part of a fact-finding mission of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation
South Sudanese troops and rebels battled Monday, defying mounting pressure to end four months of civil war
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
The speaker of Libya's General National Congress confirmed Ahmed Miitig as the country's prime minister Monday
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Boko Haram on Monday claimed the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria that has triggered international outrage, threatening to sell them as "slaves".
The UN's top human rights official arrived in South Sudan on Monday, officials said, amid an increase in global concern over the country's civil war and a wave of atrocities.
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