Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Islamist-led militiamen have stepped up their assault on Libya’s main airport, controlled by rival fighters, which the Health Ministry said yesterday had left at least 47 dead in a week
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisia has closed a satellite television channel and a radio station for promoting jihad, a few days after jihadists killed 15 soldiers, the government said on July 20
BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI - Reuters
The United Nations pulled its staff out of Libya where at least 13 people have been killed in fighting in Benghazi and in Tripoli, forcing the closure of the international airport
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
Libya's navy said it retrieved the bodies of three would-be migrants and rescued almost 100 others after their boat sank on Thursday.
TRIPOLI - Reuters
Heavy fighting broke out July 13 between rival militias vying for control of Libya’s main airport, killing at least three people and forcing a halt of all flights
KHARTOUM - Agence France-Presse
Worsening conflict in Darfur and an influx of people fleeing war in South Sudan helped push to almost seven million the number needing aid in Sudan, the UN said Wednesday.
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.
Libya's government said Tuesday it was considering calling for international forces to help re-establish security after deadly clashes closed Tripoli airport, severing air links with the outside world.
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
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
A collection of unusual items signed by anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela are to go under the hammer on Thursday, on the eve of the former South African president's birthday.
MOMBASA – Reuters
Gunmen killed at least 29 people in raids on two separate areas on the Kenyan coast, the interior ministry said
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