Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Police were hunting Monday for attackers who killed four Copts in a shooting spree at a church wedding, in the first assault targeting Christians in Cairo since the ouster of Egypt's Islamist president.
Security camera footage of soldiers appearing to loot goods during last month's Nairobi shopping mall siege has infuriated Kenyans who had initially praised troops for their courage in battling the Somali attackers.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Immortalized in the hit cartoon “Madagascar,” real-life lemurs face extinction within 20 years short of drastic action to tackle the poverty driving islanders to poach the primates and destroy their habitat.
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Gunmen shot dead Libya's military police force commander in the restive eastern city of Benghazi as he was about attend Friday prayers, a security source said, triggering a violent response from residents.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
African nations on Saturday urged the International Criminal Court to defer the crimes against humanity trials of Kenya's leadership as they convened a special summit on their worsening relations with the tribunal.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has accused a "political party" of organising his brief abduction by armed gunmen, the latest example of the lawlessness prevailing since Moamer Kadhafi's overthrow.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped from his Tripoli hotel at dawn on Thursday by an armed group and taken to an unknown location, the government and sources said.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday it would be a “badge of shame” for Africa if its leaders voted to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Boko Haram Islamists claimed five lives in an attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria over the weekend, before being repulsed by soldiers who killed 15 of the insurgents, the military said in a statement Sunday.
A United States official says the target of raid by Navy SEALs in Somalia over the weekend was a Kenyan man named Abdulkadir Mohamed Abdulkadir. A Kenyan government intelligence document names him as the coordinator of other planned attacks.