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At least 19 people were killed when Islamist militants launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel and adjacent restaurant in the Somali capital, a police officer said on June 15.
Rescue workers were battling yesterday to reach remote areas of Bangladesh hit by landslides and heavy rains that have killed at least 137 people, with dozens more missing.
ABUJA - Agence France-Presse
Nigeria said on May 6 that it had negotiated the release of 82 of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than three years ago, securing their freedom in a prisoner swap deal.
Eritrea on June 9 declined a request by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar
PORT HARCOURT - Agence France-Presse
Two Turkish construction workers abducted by gunmen earlier this month in oil-rich southern Nigeria have been freed, police said April 21
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed was reported on June 4 as saying no one in the North African country involved in corruption would emerge unscathed in his government’s “war” on graft
Two Turkish construction workers were abducted from their hotel rooms in Nigeria’s oil-rich Akwa Ibom state on April 9, a Nigerian police spokesman said April 11, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Somalia’s president on Ma 11 urged world powers to help him fight the “raging enemies” of terror, corruption and poverty, at an international conference aimed at stabilizing the crisis-wracked country under his new leadership
The Gambia’s longtime opposition won an absolute majority in parliamentary elections, easily defeating the party of ousted leader Yahya Jammeh, results announced on April 7 showed
KIGALI - Reuters
War and famine have forced more than 2 million children in South Sudan to flee their homes, creating the most worrying refugee crisis in the world, the United Nations said May 8
BAIDOA, Somalia - Agence France Presse
Mariam Ibrahim, her seven children and two neighboring families were the last to leave their village in southwestern Somalia.