Two people were killed and more than 80 wounded in a grenade attack in Madagascar's capital Sunday during the country's national day celebrations, in what the president called "an act of terrorism."
PORT EL KANTAOUI, Tunisia - Tunisia held a minute's silence Sunday marking one year since a seaside attack claimed by the Islamic State group that killed 38 tourists including 30 Britons in the North African country.
LAGOS, Nigeria -- Oil militants who have slashed Nigeria's petroleum production with attacks on pipelines called Sunday for a referendum on breaking up the Nigerian federation.
Three Australians, two Nigerians, a New Zealander and a South African were in a "safe location" on Monday a day after they were freed from kidnappers who ambushed a police convoy last week in southeastern Nigeria and killed a driver, officials said.
Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and "shooting at everyone they could see," before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault...
At least 14 people were killed and more than 40 injured in clashes over land between residents of two central Malian villages, a regional official told AFP Sunday.
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and "shooting at everyone they could see," before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were killed.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Ethiopian health officials say they will discard 69 million defective condoms because they failed the elasticity test.
A huge blast rocked a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, followed by heavy machinegun fire, said an AFP photographer at the scene.
TRIPOLI - Libya pro-government forces repelled a counterattack by the Islamic State group as they pressed their offensive to retake the jihadist coastal bastion of Sirte on Friday, a military statement said.