Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Tripoli says Saadi Gadhafi, who fled across the Sahara desert to Niger during the 2011 uprising that saw rebels capture and kill his father, is now in Libyan custody
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
South African Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty to murdering his girlfriend as his trial opened with a shocking witness testimony
A South African judge ruled Tuesday that most of Oscar Pistorius's trial for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend can be broadcast live, but not the Paralympian's own testimony.
NAIROBI - Agence France-Presse
War crimes have been committed by all sides in conflict-wracked South Sudan, Human Rights Watch said
ENTEBBE - Agence France-Presse
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law a controversial bill that will see homosexuals jailed for life, defying international pressure and criticism
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday when they attacked secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria's troubled northeast.
KAMPALA - Agence France-Presse
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is to sign into law a controversial bill that will see homosexuals jailed for life, despite international pressure, a government spokesman said Monday.
A Ugandan newspaper listed 200 people it accused of being gay, a day after the president called homosexuals 'mercenaries' and signing one of the world's toughest anti-gay laws
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
MAIDUGURI – The Associated Press
At least 35 people were killed following two explosions in a crowded neighbourhood of Nigeria's restless northeastern city of Maiduguri, a stronghold of Boko Haram Islamists, police said Sunday.
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