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Mariam Ibrahim, her seven children and two neighboring families were the last to leave their village in southwestern Somalia.
The bodies of three members of a Turkish cargo ship have been retrieved and seven others were rescued after the ship sank a few miles off Libya’s Misurata port on March 16. Rescue efforts for another three are ongoing, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned a deadly terror attack in Somalia that killed at least 14 people on Jan. 25, according to an official statement released later in the day.
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
A Turkish cargo vessel has sunk off the coast of Libya, leaving seven crew members missing, as high winds and waves battered the region, the Libyan navy said on March 16
Sevil Erkuş - ANKARA
A group of Turkish citizens were not allowed to enter Tanzania and were sent back to Turkey for security reasons on the day of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent visit to the country.
South Sudan on Feb. 20 declared famine in some parts of the country, with more than three years of war leaving nearly five million hungry in what aid groups called a “man-made” tragedy.
Gambia’s exiled strongman Yahya Jammeh plundered millions of dollars in his final weeks in power leaving state coffers “empty,” an aide to new President Adama Barrow said as West African troops prepared to secure his arrival in Banjul.
MOGADISHU – Agence France-Presse
The toll has climbed to 39 dead in an unusually deadly suicide bombing at the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu, rescue workers said on Feb. 20, the first since a new president was chosen this month
TRIPOLI – Agence France-Presse
A car exploded on Jan. 21 in the Libyan capital near the Italian embassy killing two people who were inside the vehicle, security and medical sources said.
Islamist al-Shabaab fighters attacked a Kenyan military base in southern Somalia on Jan. 27 in the second assault by the al-Qaeda linked group this week.
Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh flew out late Jan. 21 from the country he ruled for 22 years to cede power to President Adama Barrow and end a political crisis.