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.
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.
The head of Burundi's parliament on Sunday said he had left the nation due to the violence raging there and urged the president not to seek an "illegal" third term.
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma said Friday he was imposing a three-week daytime curfew in the last Ebola-hit areas in a bid to curb a resurgence of the deadly virus.
Malawi has launched an investigation into the root cause of a recent spate of murders of albinos, a senior official said Saturday, as the country marked international albinism awareness day.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Three members of the same family were among at least 15 Britons killed in the Tunisia attack, reports said Sunday, in Britain's worst loss of life in a terror incident since the 2005 London bombings.