Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Nigeria's military said on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the more than 100 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants
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.
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
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Agence France-Presse
At least 51 people perished in flooding and landslides in a night of torrential rain in the Burundi capital
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
Over 200 workers were feared trapped Sunday inside an illegal gold mine in South Africa, emergency rescuers said.
JOHANNESBURG - Reuters
South African rescuers have recovered eight bodies after a fire and rock fall at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine near Johannesburg and one other miner remained missing,
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
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
Libya has completely destroyed the chemical arsenal it inherited from Moamer Kadhafi, Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdelaziz announced Tuesday.
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