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Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 44 people, officials said July 6
KANO - Agence France-Presse
A suicide bomber blew himself up on July 4 inside a church in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, killing five worshippers, a police officer and witness told AFP.
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Agence France-Presse
At least six people including a policeman were killed on July 1 in the latest violence in Burundi, as it awaits results from elections boycotted by the opposition and condemned internationally.
UNITED NATIONS, United States - Agence France-Presse
Elections in Burundi that were wracked by violence and boycotted by the opposition were not free or credible, United Nations observers said on July 1, a day after clashes left six dead in the capital.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Nearly 10,000 Burundians fled the country over the weekend before Burundi closed its borders ahead of controversial and violence-wracked elections in the troubled central African nation, the United Nations said on June 30.
TUNIS - Reuters
Tunisian authorities have arrested 12 people they suspect are linked to the Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists, and are hunting for two men who trained in a Libyan jihadist camp with the Sousse attacker, an official said.
SOUSSE – Reuters
Hundreds of armed police patrolled the streets of Tunisia’s beach resorts on June 28 and the government said it will deploy hundreds more inside hotels after the Islamist militant attack in Sousse that killed 39 foreigners, mostly Britons
JUBA - Agence France-Presse
South Sudan rebels opened fire on a UN peacekeeping base sheltering 30,000 civilians, killing one and wounding six in a possible war crime, the UN said late July 1.
TUNISIA - Agence France-Presse
ISIL has claimed responsibility for a massacre in a Tunisian seaside resort that killed nearly 40 people, most of them British tourists, in the worst attack in the country’s recent history
BENGHAZI, Libya – The Associated Press
The fighting in civil war-torn Libya has split many families apart, with some survivors now thinking of moving to Turkey
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
South Africa said June 25 it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government's refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.
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