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Islamist fighters launched another offensive Wednesday on the airport in Libya's Benghazi, the final redoubt in the eastern city of an ex-general who has been waging war on them, an AFP correspondent said.
KAMPALA - Agence France-Presse
At least 96 people have been killed in four days of clashes between tribal gunmen and Ugandan troops in the west of the country, the army said Tuesday.
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
An attack on churches in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram killed more than 50 people, an official said on Monday, overshadowing festivities ahead of a last-16 World Cup match against France.
MAIDUGURI - Agence France-Presse
More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have escaped their captors, sources said
KHARTOUM - AFP
Egypt, the Gulf countries and now Algeria "would like to see Sudan as part of this alliance in order to isolate Qatar and Turkey, who are... the main supporters of the (Muslim) Brotherhood Movement," University of Khartoum political scientist Safwat Fanous told AFP
MOMBASA – Reuters
Gunmen killed at least 29 people in raids on two separate areas on the Kenyan coast, the interior ministry said
Two Turkish citizens were kidnapped in Libya late on June 24 and their whereabouts are still unknown, a Turkish Foreign Ministry official who wanted to remain anonymous has said
ABUJA - Agence France-Presse
Villagers from a northeast Nigerian town where Boko Haram Islamists abducted more than 200 schoolgirls on Friday appealed to the United Nations to intervene because of worsening violence in the region.
KHARTOUM - Agence France-Presse
A Sudanese Christian woman detained when she tried to travel to the United States after her release from death row was freed June 26 and took refuge at the US embassy
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
A truck exploded in a huge fireball killing at least 15 people on Tuesday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the latest attack in the area repeatedly hit by Boko Haram Islamists.
RABAT - Agence France-Presse
Moroccan women protested outside parliament on Tuesday demanding the resignation of Islamist premier Abdelilah Benkirane after he urged women to stay at home and look after their families
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