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Friday, November 6, 2015
US, UK say bomb may have downed Russian jet
The United States and Britain said Wednesday a bomb may have brought down a Russian airliner which crashed in Egypt, as the Islamic State group insisted it caused the disaster.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
A cargo plane that was reportedly overloaded crashed along the banks of the Nile River after taking off from the South Sudan's capital, killing at least 25 people, witnesses and officials said.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Investigators began their examination on Tuesday of the two "black boxes" from the Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, as President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said the probe would take time.
Pope Francis's visit to the violence-hit Central African Republic (CAR) remains "on the program," the Vatican said Monday, but the trip planned for late November would have to be canceled if fighting in the capital intensifies.
At least 15 government soldiers were killed in an ambush by fighters from the Somali Islamic extremist rebel group al-Shabab, one day after the same group of extremists killed a dozen people in an attack in the capital, a military official said Monday.
Congo's government cleared the way Monday for dozens of children to join their adoptive families abroad after more than two years of waiting, though a further 1,000 others will have to remain in orphanages for now.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Airline executive says an external impact caused Egypt plane crash
Only an external impact could have caused a Russian plane to dive into the Egyptian desert, killing all 224 people on board, the airline said Monday, adding to a series of incomplete and confusing statements from investigators that left unclear why the plane broke up in mid-flight.
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Ibrahim fled his home in Gwoza, northeast Nigeria, in August last year, when invading Boko Haram fighters took over the town as part of the Islamist group's self-declared caliphate.
S. Africa 'must unite to save rhinos'
South Africans don't want a future where rhinos become extinct and the only rhinoceros they see is on the back of a banknote or postage stamp, South Africa's president said Sunday.
Monday, November 2, 2015
At least 12 killed as Shabab attack Somalia hotel with explosive-laden vehicle
At least 12 people were killed in the Somali capital on Sunday after Shabab gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their way inside a hotel, police said.
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