Friday, July 3, 2015
Rebel fire on a residential district of Yemen's second city Aden killed more than 30 civilians Wednesday, as the U.N. declared its highest level humanitarian emergency in the war-torn country.
The French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in Burkina Faso were members of an elite special forces unit, a source close to the investigation told AFP on Wednesday.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
The gunman who killed 38 tourists in Tunisia received weapons training from jihadists in Libya, a top official said Tuesday, as the president admitted security services were unprepared for the attack.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
South Sudan's army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign marked by "new brutality and intensity," a U.N. rights report said Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Egypt's state prosecutor has died hours after a powerful bomb hit his convoy in Cairo on Monday, officials said, following jihadist calls for attacks on the judiciary to punish a crackdown on Islamists.
Tunisia said Monday it had made its first arrests after a beach massacre that killed 38 people, as European officials paid tribute to victims of the country's worst jihadist attack.
Burundians voted Monday in controversial elections amid an opposition boycott and a string of grenade attacks, with the election commission claiming a "massive" turnout despite many stations being quiet.
Several Somali soldiers were killed overnight Sunday when Shabab fighters attacked a base in the southern Kismayo region, officials and witnesses said Monday.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Tunisia weighed new security measures Sunday as it scrambled to secure its vital tourism sector after 38 people were killed at a seaside resort in the worst jihadist attack in its history.1 Comment
At least five people have been killed and 10 wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a leprosy hospital on the outskirts of the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, emergency services said.