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Two Turkish construction workers abducted by gunmen earlier this month in oil-rich southern Nigeria have been freed, police said April 21
Morocco’s Justice and Development Party (PJD), the first Islamist party to head a government in Rabat, will not impose a strict moral code but instead champion arts, a leading party figure said.
As the Libyan interim leader ensures the European Union he will not turn Libya into an extremist Islamic country, other NTC members fail to support his views. Meanwhile, clashes continue in the country over the weekend.
Gunmen tried to kill the head of the Libyan army Dec. 10 in a bold daylight attack in the country’s capital.
Hollywood A-lister Jennifer Lopez jetted over from Los Angeles to Casablanca to inaugurate the Morocco Mall, billed as Africa's largest shopping centre and among the world's top five.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in central Mogadishu near the Turkish Embassy after being stopped by police while driving yesterday, killing two soldiers and wounding at least four civilians, a security official said.
TRIPOLI / WASHINGTON
Securing the weapon depots against smuggling is likely to top the agenda of Libya’s new rulers. However, UN says that unsecured weapons have already gone missing, which worries much of the international community
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisia’s constituent assembly Dec. 10 adopted a provisional constitution that will allow the north African country to name a government, a month and a half after its first post-revolution election.
Nigeria was on high alert Monday after the United States warned of fresh attacks following a wave of deadly blasts claimed by Islamists killed 150 people in the northeast of the country.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Associated Press
Ivory Coast's ex-president appeared at the International Criminal Court today, the first former head of state to face judges at the world's first permanent war crimes court.
MOGADISHU - Agence France-Presse
Kenyan forces thrust deep into southern Somalia for the first time in years today to hunt Al Qaeda-inspired fighters blamed for a spate of kidnappings, raising fears of a regional escalation.