Category: Africa

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U.S. military unsure how many civilians killed in Yemen raid

The U.S. military said Wednesday it is unsure how many civilians were killed during an intelligence raid in Yemen last ...

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‘US air raids’ kill civilians, al-Qaeda chiefs in Bayda

Dawn raids by US drones and helicopters have killed at least 20 people in Yemen, including civilians and three tribal ...

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Defeated Gambia President Yahya Jammeh steps down

Defeated Gambian President Yahya Jammeh announced he has agreed to step down two days after new President Adama Barrow was ...

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Morocco bans production, sale of burqas on claim of security concerns

Businesses in some areas of Morocco this week started receiving notices that the burqa is going to be banned, and ...

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Ghana swears in new president, vice president

Ghana welcomed its new president and vice president Saturday with an elaborate swearing-in ceremony, ushering in a “dawn of a ...

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Dozens of Boko Haram fighters surrender in southern Niger

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters have given themselves up to authorities in southern Niger, the interior minister said, days after ...

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Up to 20 dead as Congo police, protesters clash over president

Residents of the Congo took to the streets Tuesday to protest their president deciding the stay on through 2018 after ...

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3 dead as car bomb rocks port in Somali capital — police

A suicide car bombing has hit the port area of Somali capital Mogadishu, leaving at least three people dead and ...

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Blast hits near Christian cathedral in Cairo

At least 25 people, mostly women and children, were killed, and 49 others injured in an explosion near Cairo’s Coptic ...

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Nigeria church collapse kills 50 worshippers

As many as 50 people were killed after a church in Uyo, Nigeria, collapsed on worshippers, officials said. Akwa Ibom ...