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B. 02-19 Mogadishu car bomb: At least 34 people killed Madina, Mogadishu, Somalia
02-18 Iraq begins battle to free western Mosul from IS Mosul
3. 02-10 Angola stadium stampede in Uige kills 17 Uige, Angola
4. 02-05 AFCON: Unfancied Cameroon shocks Egypt to win fifth title Gabon
5. 02-02 Cameroon shocks Ghana to reach the final Gabon
6. 02-01 Egypt through to final after 44-year-old El-Hadary's heroics Stade d'Angondje, Libreville, Gabon
H. 01-28 Tiger escapes from circus, takes to the road in Sicily Monreale, Sicily
I. 01-28 Syria regains Damascus water supply plant Wadi Barada, Damascus
J. 01-25 Islamists lose Benghazi district to Haftar's forces Ganfouda, Benghazi, Eastern Libya

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia  Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power Aleppo 'back under government control'  The Syrian army says it has retaken full control of Aleppo, following the evacuation of the last group of rebels Liberation of Mosul Begins  The Iraqi government launches an offensive strategy to take back the city, which is the last major city in Iraq that is under the Islamic St...
  Iraq begins battle to free western Mosul from IS


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  Iraqi government forces have launched an offensive to liberate the western part of the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State
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Arab Countries
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Algeria siege ends in bloodshed
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Muslims blast pope's Islam speech
ISIS seizes city of Mosul
Syrian rebels allege chemical attack
Algeria siege ends in bloodshed
Syrian forces hammer Aleppo
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Rebels move into central Tripoli
Coalition launches Libya attacks
Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Islamists claim Mogadishu victory
European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill ...
Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Li...
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
North Africa
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Algeria siege ends in bloodshed
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Algeria siege ends in bloodshed
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Rebels move into central Tripoli
Coalition launches Libya attacks
European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill ...
Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Li...
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Libya
Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Rebels move into central Tripoli
Coalition launches Libya attacks
European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill ...
Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Li...
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
East Africa
Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivo...
Riots erupt after president re-elected
Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Kenya 'turned into killing field'
Disasters
East Africa East Africa
Disasters
Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
West Africa
Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly...
'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school
Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year ...
Laurent Gbagbo captured
French-led troops secure hold on Timbuktu
Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashe...
Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'
1,800 people died as ferry sinks
Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly...
Southern Africa
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five...
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies
War & Army
Southern Africa Southern Africa
War & Army
MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian O...
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five...
Kenya
Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
Riots erupt after president re-elected
Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivo...
Riots erupt after president re-elected
Kenya 'turned into killing field'
Disasters
Kenya Kenya
Disasters
Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
Central Africa
Crime
Central Africa Central Africa
Crime
South Sudan raises national flag
99% vote to split in Southern Sudan
Pope visits Africa, reaffirms condom ban
Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's ret...
South Sudan clashes 'kill 400-500'
Disasters
Central Africa Central Africa
Disasters
Massacre
Central Africa Central Africa
Massacre
South Africa
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five...
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies
War & Army
South Africa South Africa
War & Army
Disasters
South Africa South Africa
Disasters
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five...
Sudan
Crime
Sudan Sudan
Crime
South Sudan raises national flag
99% vote to split in Southern Sudan
South Sudan clashes 'kill 400-500'
Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
Massacre
Sudan Sudan
Massacre
Egypt
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
War & Army
Egypt Egypt
War & Army
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Massacre
Egypt Egypt
Massacre
Iraq
Crime
Iraq Iraq
Crime
Politics
Iraq Iraq
Politics
ISIS seizes city of Mosul
Saddam's sons killed in raid
Disasters
Iraq Iraq
Disasters
Massacre
Iraq Iraq
Massacre
Eastern Libya
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
War & Army
Eastern Libya Eastern Libya
War & Army
Disasters
Eastern Libya Eastern Libya
Disasters
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Syria
Crime
Syria Syria
Crime
Politics
Syria Syria
Politics
Syrian rebels allege chemical attack
Syrian forces hammer Aleppo
Disasters
Syria Syria
Disasters
Massacre
Syria Syria
Massacre
Tunisia
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins
War & Army
Tunisia Tunisia
War & Army
Disasters
Tunisia Tunisia
Disasters
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Somalia
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Politics
Somalia Somalia
Politics
Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Disasters
Somalia Somalia
Disasters
Massacre
Somalia Somalia
Massacre
Southern Sudan
Crime
Southern Sudan Southern Sudan
Crime
South Sudan raises national flag
99% vote to split in Southern Sudan
South Sudan clashes 'kill 400-500'
Disasters
Southern Sudan Southern Sudan
Disasters
Massacre
Southern Sudan Southern Sudan
Massacre

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Yesterday  Somalia  Mogadishu car bomb: At least 34 people killed
Sat.   Mosul  
  Iraqi government forces have launched an offensive to liberate the western part of the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State
Feb. 5  Gabon  AFCON: Unfancied Cameroon shocks Egypt to win fifth title

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Jan.21   Gambia   Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia
  Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power
Jan.18  Gambia  Gambia's President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes Jan.14  Libya  Only 4 survivors from migrant shipwreck off Libya

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Dec.22   Aleppo   Aleppo 'back under government control'
  The Syrian army says it has retaken full control of Aleppo, following the evacuation of the last group of rebels
Dec.14   Aleppo Aleppo battle: Evacuation agreement 'back on' Dec.9   Gambia Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh rejects election result Dec.7  Aleppo  Aleppo battle: Assad says victory in city would be 'huge step'

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Nov.1   Mosul Mosul battle: Iraqi special forces 'break front line'


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Oct.17   Mosul     Liberation of Mosul Begins
  The Iraqi government launches an offensive strategy to take back the city, which is the last major city in Iraq that is under the Islamic State


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Sep.6  Aleppo  Government helicopters 'drop chlorine' on Aleppo

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Aug.29  Libya  Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya

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Jun.15  Egypt  EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean

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May.29   Libya     European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants' Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya
  Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says
May.18  Nigeria  Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria May.12  Damascus  Top Hezbollah commander Badreddine killed

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Apr.30   Kenya Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivory stockpile


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Mar.13  Ivory Coast  Ivory Coast: Shooting at Grand Bassam beach resort

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Feb.21  Damascus  Blasts in Homs and Damascus kill 140

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Nov.20  Mali  Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died

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Sep.13  Egypt  Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces

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Aug.27  Libya  Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds Aug.6   Egypt Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion


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Jul.29   Southern Africa     MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage
Map of Reunion France Southern Africa  Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH370 Jul.28  Zimbabwe  US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil

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Jun.26   Tunisia   Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Map of Sousse Tunisia  At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials say

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May.13   Burundi Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's return 'thwarted'


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Apr.18  South Africa  Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants Apr.14   Libya     Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya
Map of Mediterranean sea Libya  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144 Apr.2   Kenya   Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Map of Garissa University Kenya  The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students escaped

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Mar.31  Nigeria  Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins Mar.18   Tunisia   Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Map of Bardo Museum Tunis Tunisia  Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people Mar.7  Nigeria  Boko Haram pledge to Islamic State

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Feb.15   Eastern Libya Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'


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Jan.12   Northern Nigeria Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000


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Oct.31   Burkina Faso Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year rule after protests
Oct.25   West Africa Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 Oct.21   South Africa     Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five years in prison Map of Pretoria South Africa  A judge sentenced former Olympic and Paralymic sprinter to a maximum of 5 years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend last February

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Sep.26   West Africa W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'
Sep.12   South Africa Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide Sep.1   Somalia U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia

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Jul.24   Mali   Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali   An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in...

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Jun.17  Libya  U.S. captures key Benghazi suspect in raid Jun.10   Mosul     ISIS seizes city of Mosul   Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul

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Apr.15   Northern Nigeria     'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school   Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say

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Mar.22   Guinea     Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'   The virus has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever now believed to have killed nearly 60 people in southern Gui...

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Dec.23  Southern Sudan  'Mass ethnic killings' in South Sudan Dec.17   Southern Sudan South Sudan clashes 'kill 400-500'
Dec.6  CAR  'Hundreds dead' in CAR violence Dec.5   Johannesburg     South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies   South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95

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Nov.4  Congo  DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels

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Oct.9  Libya  Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men Oct.5  Libya  US forces seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings

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Sep.21   Kenya Gun battle at Kenya shopping center


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Aug.21   Damascus     Syrian rebels allege chemical attack   Opposition groups claimed that hundreds were killed when the government used chemical agents in rebel strongholds in the Damascus countrysid... Aug.6  Kenya  Major fire closes Nairobi airport

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Jul.26  Egypt  Huge rival rallies grip Egypt

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Mar.24  CAR  CAR President Bozize flees capital Mar.9  Kenya  Kenyatta wins Kenyan presidency

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Feb.26  Egypt  Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt Feb.14   South Africa Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend


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Jan.28   Mali French-led troops secure hold on Timbuktu
Jan.26  Egypt  Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest Jan.19   Algeria   Algeria siege ends in bloodshed   Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages Jan.14  Mali  Islamist rebels gaining ground in Mali

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Dec.25  Egypt  Voters back Egyptian constitution

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Nov.22  Egypt  Egypt president takes new powers Nov.18  Congo  DR Congo rebels advance on Goma

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Sep.12   Eastern Libya   Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya   Obama strongly condemned Wednesday the killing of J. Christopher Stevens, Washington's ambassador to Libya, in a mob attack at a U.S. Consul...

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Aug.17  South Africa  S African mining clash killed 34

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Jul.28   Aleppo Syrian forces hammer Aleppo


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Jun.3  Nigeria  Passenger plane crashes into Lagos building

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Apr.17  Southern Sudan  Sudans 'locked in logic of war'

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Mar.22  Mali  Renegade soldiers declare coup in Mali Mar.17   Egypt Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies


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Feb.1   Egypt Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes


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Jan.21  Northern Nigeria  Official: Bombings kill 156 in Nigerian city Jan.6  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria hit by string of attacks

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Oct.27  Tunisia  Islamists win Tunisia's elections Oct.23  Eastern Libya  Libya's new leaders declare liberation Oct.20   Libya     Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead   Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said

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Sep.9  Egypt  Protesters break into Israeli embassy

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Aug.21   Libya Rebels move into central Tripoli


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Jul.28  Eastern Libya  Top Libyan rebel commander killed Jul.19  Somalia  UN to declare famine in Somalia Jul.9   Southern Sudan   South Sudan raises national flag   Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have watched the raising of the new country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital

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Apr.24  Libya  Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound Apr.11   Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo captured


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Mar.27  Libya  Libyan rebels sweeping westwards Mar.19   Libya     Coalition launches Libya attacks  The UK, the US and France have begun attacking Libya as enforcement of the UN-mandated no-fly zone gets under way Mar.18  Eastern Libya  Fighting reported near Benghazi Mar.4  Eastern Libya  Libyan rebels locked in battles

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Feb.21  Egypt  Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal' Feb.20   Eastern Libya More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre


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Jan.30   Southern Sudan 99% vote to split in Southern Sudan
Jan.14   Tunisia Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins

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Jul.11   Johannesburg Spain win World Cup in extra time


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May.12   Libya Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor


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Feb.23  Sudan  Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels Feb.19  Morocco  Minaret collapse kills 41

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Jan.8  Angola  Togo football team bus attacked

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Aug.20   Libya     Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya   Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, 57, has left Scotland on board a plane bound for Libya after being freed from prison on compassionate grounds

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Jun.29  Comoros  Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard Jun.4  Egypt  Obama speaks of tensions with Muslims

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Apr.24  South Africa  ANC wins 'outright poll majority' Apr.12  Somalia  Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates

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Mar.17  Cameroon  Pope visits Africa, reaffirms condom ban

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Sep.25  Somalia  Pirates seize ship carrying tanks

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Jan.17  Kenya  Kenya 'turned into killing field'

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Dec.30  Kenya  Riots erupt after president re-elected

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Jul.23  Libya  HIV medics released to Bulgaria

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Sep.14  Arab Countries  Muslims blast pope's Islam speech

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Jun.5  Somalia  Islamists claim Mogadishu victory

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Feb.3  Egypt  Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea

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Oct.17  Darfur  Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur

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Jul.22  Mosul  Saddam's sons killed in raid May.21  Algeria  More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake

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Sep.27  Senegal  1,800 people died as ferry sinks