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Over 100 killed in two-day violence: DR Congo opposition

Over 100 killed in two-day violence: DR Congo opposition Wed, 21 Sep, 2016

Two days of violence in Kinshasa left over 100 people dead, the Democratic Republic of Congo opposition said Wednesday, their figure more than tripling the police toll.
World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate Wed, 21 Sep, 2016

World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly to rage against their neighbors and presenting a picture of a chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts.
Al Shabaab attacks Somali town near Kenyan border, kill seven troops

Al Shabaab attacks Somali town near Kenyan border, kill seven troops Mon, 19 Sep, 2016

Somalia's Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a town in a region near Kenya's border, killing at least seven Somali soldiers, the group and Somali officials said.
Central Africa militia kills at least 20, several wounded

Central Africa militia kills at least 20, several wounded Sun, 18 Sep, 2016

Militia fighters in the Central African Republic have killed at least 20 people and wounded several more in attacks in the centre of the country, a police source said Sunday.
New fighting erupts for Libya oil ports

New fighting erupts for Libya oil ports Sun, 18 Sep, 2016

New fighting erupted early Sunday between forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government and those of a rival administration for control of key eastern oil ports.
South Sudan officials get rich from brutal war: report

South Sudan officials get rich from brutal war: report Mon, 12 Sep, 2016

South Sudan's devastating civil war has enriched senior officials directing the conflict, including the president and his main rival, a report charged Monday.
38 dead, 92,000 left homeless by Niger floods

38 dead, 92,000 left homeless by Niger floods Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

At least 38 people have been killed and more than 92,000 left homeless since June in disastrous floods in Niger, the United Nations said Wednesday.
Powerful earthquake strikes in New Zealand

Powerful earthquake strikes in New Zealand Thu, 01 Sep, 2016

Evacuations were under way in New Zealand Friday after a tsunami warning was issued following a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck before dawn off the east coast of the North Island.
Two killed at opposition HQ in post-election Gabon

Two killed at opposition HQ in post-election Gabon Thu, 01 Sep, 2016

Two people were killed and more than a dozen injured as Gabon security forces stormed the opposition's headquarters early Thursday, as violence swept the capital after President Ali Bongo was declared the winner of contested polls.
Nigerian air force says kills top Boko Haram militants, leader believed wounded

Nigerian air force says kills top Boko Haram militants, leader believed wounded Tue, 23 Aug, 2016

Nigeria’s air force said it had killed some senior Boko Haram militants and possibly fatally wounded their overall leader in a raid on the Islamists' northeast heartland.
At least 10 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Somalia

At least 10 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Somalia Sun, 21 Aug, 2016

At least 10 people were killed when two suicide car bombers attacked the local government headquarters in Somalia's Galkayo town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region on Sunday, police said, and the militant al Shabaab group claimed the attack.

Three dead in protests after DR Congo massacre

Three dead in protests after DR Congo massacre Wed, 17 Aug, 2016

Three people, including a policeman, were killed Wednesday in clashes in a town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a massacre sparked angry accusations of security failures by the government, local officials said.
Nearly 1mn South Sudan refugees face dire conditions, says UN

Nearly 1mn South Sudan refugees face dire conditions, says UN Mon, 15 Aug, 2016

Nearly a million refugees fleeing the brutal conflict in South Sudan, most of them women and children, are suffering dire conditions in camps across the region, the UN said on Monday.
New Boko Haram video 'shows Chibok girls'

New Boko Haram video 'shows Chibok girls' Sun, 14 Aug, 2016

Boko Haram on Sunday released a new video showing at least one of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from Chibok more than two years ago, and called for its detained fighters to be freed.
Nineteen killed in clashes in central DRCongo

Nineteen killed in clashes in central DRCongo Sun, 14 Aug, 2016

Nineteen people have been killed in clashes between police and militia in the centre of the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.

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