Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Lebanon's parliament failed to elect a new president on Wednesday, with no candidate securing the two-thirds of the vote needed to win and many lawmakers leaving their ballots blank.
BRUSSELS – Anadolu Agency
Turkey is set to consider a request by the EU to deploy troops to the Central African Republic as part of a union-wide effort to halt ethnic strife in the country
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
A Tunisian jailed since 2012 for posting caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed online has received a presidential pardon, an official said
MOGADISHU - Reuters
Seven people were killed when a car bomb exploded near the entrance of Mogadishu's heavily guarded international airport where many foreign diplomats are based
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
Over 200 workers were feared trapped Sunday inside an illegal gold mine in South Africa, emergency rescuers said.
A Libyan air force medical plane crashed south of Tunis early on Friday, killing all 11 people on board, Tunisian officials said.
LIBREVILLE / UNITED NATIONS
Amnesty International says ethnic cleansing is being carried out against Muslim civilians in the Central African Republic while the UN warns that the country could split into two
MOGADISHU - Agence France-Presse
Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels launched a major suicide attack on Friday against the heavily-fortified presidential palace, home to the country's internationally-backed government, police and witnesses said.
ALGIERS - Agence France-Presse
A military aircraft carrying 78 people crashed in Algeria's mountainous northeast, leaving just one survivor
BANGUI - Agence France-Presse
The head of the UNHCR said he had witnessed 'a humanitarian catastrophe of unspeakable proportions' during his visit to the Central African Republic
ADDIS ABABA - Agence France-Presse
The second round of peace talks on South Sudan, scheduled to start later Monday, has been postponed, officials said.
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