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US strikes al-Shabab in Somalia and captures bombing suspect in Libya

US strikes al-Shabab in Somalia and captures bombing suspect in Libya Sun, 06 Oct, 2013

Senior al Qaeda figure Anas al-Liby, indicted by the United States for his alleged role in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa, was captured in Libya by a U.S. team and is in American custody, U.S. officials said on Saturday.
Morocco teenagers arrested after posting kissing photo on Facebook

Morocco teenagers arrested after posting kissing photo on Facebook Sat, 05 Oct, 2013

Moroccan police have arrested a teenage boy and girl for posting a photo on Facebook of them kissing, with the incident provoking a slew of copycats, a rights organisation said Friday.
Italy mourns Lampedusa boat victims

Italy mourns Lampedusa boat victims Fri, 04 Oct, 2013

Italy on Friday mourned the 300 African asylum-seekers feared dead in the worst ever Mediterranean refugee disaster, as debate raged over Europe's flawed migration policy.
Russia's embassy in Libya attacked

Russia's embassy in Libya attacked Thu, 03 Oct, 2013

Gunmen stormed the Russian Embassy in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, on Wednesday night, scrambling over the walls of the compound, tearing down the Russian flag and opening fire on cars and buildings, Russian and Libyan news agencies reported.
Africans say growth has not improved their lives

Africans say growth has not improved their lives Tue, 01 Oct, 2013

Improved economic growth over the past decade in Africa has failed to reduce poverty in a majority of countries on the continent, a new study has revealed.
Tuareg separatists, Malian army clash in northern town

Tuareg separatists, Malian army clash in northern town Mon, 30 Sep, 2013

Tuareg separatists and Malian soldiers have exchanged fire in the northern town of Kidal, residents and the regional governor said, in a sign of escalating tensions three days after MNLA rebels ended a ceasefire with the newly elected government.
Students killed in Nigeria college attack

Students killed in Nigeria college attack Sun, 29 Sep, 2013

Gunmen killed at least 42 people on Sunday in an attack on a college in northeast Nigeria, a Reuters witness said, in a region where Islamist militants have targeted schools and universities.
42 dead, 100 missing in Nigeria river boat accident

42 dead, 100 missing in Nigeria river boat accident Sat, 28 Sep, 2013

A boat has sunk on the River Niger in central Nigeria, leaving at least 42 people dead, officials say. Rescue teams are searching for a further 100 people reported missing, an emergency agency official said.
Sudanese police open fire on fuel protesters

Sudanese police open fire on fuel protesters Fri, 27 Sep, 2013

Sudanese security forces have opened fire on demonstrators, killing at least four, as thousands marched through the streets of the capital in continuing protests over fuel price hikes.
Interpol issues warrant for British terror widow

Interpol issues warrant for British terror widow Thu, 26 Sep, 2013

Interpol issued a wanted persons alert at Kenya's request on Thursday for Samantha Lewthwaite, a British citizen dubbed the "White Widow", without mentioning any suspected role in the Nairobi mall attack.
Liberia's Charles Taylor loses appeal against war crimes conviction

Liberia's Charles Taylor loses appeal against war crimes conviction Thu, 26 Sep, 2013

A UN-backed court on Thursday hands down its final verdict against Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor, jailed initially for 50 years for arming rebels during Sierra Leone's brutal 1990s civil war.
At least 29 killed in central Sudan's worst unrest for years

At least 29 killed in central Sudan's worst unrest for years Thu, 26 Sep, 2013

The United Nations said Wednesday that President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court in The Hague on genocide charges, has canceled his visit to the General Assembly, amid protests in Sudan's capital.
Deadly Sudan protests over cut in fuel subsidies

Deadly Sudan protests over cut in fuel subsidies Wed, 25 Sep, 2013

Violent protests against the Sudanese government's decision to scrap fuel subsidies raged into a third day Wednesday as public transport ground to a halt and riots broke out in parts of Khartoum.
Kenya says mall siege is over, declares 3 days of mourning

Kenya says mall siege is over, declares 3 days of mourning Tue, 24 Sep, 2013

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed his nation Tuesday, declaring the deadly four-day siege at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi is over, Nairobi's Daily Nation reports.
Death toll rises as Kenya mall siege continues

Death toll rises as Kenya mall siege continues Tue, 24 Sep, 2013

Heavy gunfire and loud explosions erupted at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall on Tuesday as Kenyan troops fought al Qaeda-linked gunmen who were holding hostages after massacring at least 62 people. 
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