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Nigeria : 7 killed in Boko Haram attack on displaced camp
on 2017/9/10 16:57:07
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least seven people were killed when Boko Haram militants attacked a camp for people displaced by the conflict in northeast Nigeria, militia members and locals said Saturday.

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Libya : UN rights chief slams EU’s failure to halt abuses against refugees in Libya
on 2017/9/10 16:56:09
Libya

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe top UN human rights official has described as a failure a European-African agreement to contain the flow of refugees seeking to reach Europe through Libya, censuring the EU for turning a blind eye to the abuses the refugees face during the perilous journey to Europe.

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Central African Republic : Amnesty says Central African Republic has faced 'horrific surge' in violence
on 2017/9/10 16:55:21
Central African Republic

Click to see original Image in a new windowAmnesty International says the Central African Republic (CAR) has witnessed a "horrific surge" in violence that is now clearly along sectarian lines.

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Kenya : Kenya opposition says electoral officials’ lives threatened
on 2017/9/10 16:54:26
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe lives of some top officials with Kenya’s electoral commission are under “serious threat” from the government ahead of the new presidential election next month, opposition leader Raila Odinga claimed Friday.

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Africa : Poverty and state abuse, not religion, push Africans toward militants, says UN
on 2017/9/10 16:53:40
Africa

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations says poverty and state violence, not religion, are driving young Africans to join militant groups as a number of Takfiri extremist groups are wreaking havoc across the continent.

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Tanzania : Opposition MP shot, wounded in Tanzania: Party
on 2017/9/10 16:52:39
Tanzania

Click to see original Image in a new windowTanzanian opposition lawmaker Tundu Lissu, a fierce critic of President John Magufuli's government, was shot and wounded by unknown assailants at his residence in the administrative capital Dodoma on Thursday, his party said.

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Somalia : In eastern Somalia, US drone claims three lives
on 2017/9/10 16:51:55
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Click to see original Image in a new windowUS military officials in Africa have claimed that a drone strike has killed three militants of the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group in eastern Somalia.

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Nigeria : Cholera spreading among Nigeria’s IDPs
on 2017/9/10 16:50:53
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Click to see original Image in a new windowCholera is spreading fast through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

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Tunisia : Tunisian PM declares cabinet reshuffle
on 2017/9/10 16:49:43
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Click to see original Image in a new windowTunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednesday named a new cabinet, including the newly created post of economic reforms minister, after reaching a deal with political parties following weeks of infighting over posts, the government said.

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Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe’s opposition rejects coalition deal
on 2017/9/10 16:48:44
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Click to see original Image in a new windowZimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) said on Wednesday it had no plans to join factions of the ruling ZANU-PF party to form a national unity coalition after the eventual death of 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe.

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Egypt : Egypt president allows 'systematic torture' in jails: Prominent rights group
on 2017/9/10 16:47:56
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Click to see original Image in a new windowHuman Rights Watch (HRW) says Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has permitted “systematic” torture in detention centers, a practice likely amounting to a crime against humanity.

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North of Africa : Bodies of 16 refugees found in Libya near Egypt
on 2017/9/10 16:47:08
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Click to see original Image in a new windowLibyan security forces have found the bodies of 16 refugees near the country’s border with Egypt, amid suspicion that they have been left behind by traffickers.

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Egypt : Egypt and US to resume joint war games after 8 years
on 2017/9/10 16:46:06
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Click to see original Image in a new windowEgypt has announced that it will resume hosting joint military exercises with the United States following an eight-year hiatus.

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Kenya : Kenya opposition leader sets conditions for new presidential election
on 2017/9/10 16:45:15
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Click to see original Image in a new windowKenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has set conditions for participating in a fresh presidential election, saying he should be given “legal and constitutional” guarantees after the Supreme Court declared last month’s poll as invalid.

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Nigeria : Boko Haram attacks kill nearly 400 since April: Amnesty International
on 2017/9/5 15:13:25
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowAmnesty International has voiced alarm over a “sharp rise” in crimes committed by the Nigeria-based Boko Haram terror group, saying attacks by the Daesh-linked militants have claimed nearly 400 civilian lives since April.

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Somalia : Al-Shabab bombing kills 12 in Somalia's Puntland
on 2017/9/5 15:12:13
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe al-Shabab Takfiri terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack that killed 12 people, including five soldiers, in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region.

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Kenya : Kenya’s Supreme Court nullifies presidential vote
on 2017/9/5 15:11:27
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Click to see original Image in a new windowKenya's Supreme Court on Friday declared President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win invalid due to irregularities committed by the election board and ordered a new vote in 60 days.

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Libya : Daesh attack kills 2 policemen in Libya
on 2017/9/5 15:10:35
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA Daesh terrorist drove his explosives-laden car into a checkpoint east of the coastal Libyan city of Sirte on Thursday, killing two policemen, military officials said.

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Kenya : Three civilians killed in Kenya landmine blast
on 2017/9/5 15:07:21
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThree civilians were killed after their vehicle ran over a landmine on a road near Kenya’s border with Somalia, a government official said, in the fifth such incident in the area in three months.

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Somalia : 10 civilians killed in US-backed raid, confirms Somali government
on 2017/9/5 15:06:36
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowGovernment officials in Somalia have confirmed that the 10 people who were recently killed in a joint US-Somali raid in Bariire village were civilians.

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