Saturday, September 21, 2013
Suspected al-Qaida fighters killed at least 56 soldiers and police in a wave of dawn attacks Friday, the deadliest day for Yemeni security forces since jihadist strongholds fell last year.
Friday, September 20, 2013
African leaders will meet in the Ethiopian capital on Oct. 13 to take a common stance on whether to join Kenya's planned pull-out from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the prosecution of its leaders, officials said on Thursday.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
A Congolese nun who has dedicated herself to helping women who have escaped cruelty at the hands of Ugandan rebels has won the annual Nansen prize awarded by the UNHCR, the refugee agency announced Tuesday.
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Central African Republic's new president said on Friday he was dissolving the rebel alliance that swept him to power, a group that has since been blamed for a wave of violence.
Nigerian villagers on Friday rejected an offer of compensation from Royal Dutch Shell for damage done to their livelihoods by oil spills from pipelines operated by the company, their lawyers said.
Tunisia's interior minister has ordered a probe into claims there was a tip-off that might have saved the life of an MP who was assassinated in July but not acted on.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya's Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, security officials said, exactly one year after an attack there killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto went on trial Tuesday at the International Criminal Court for allegedly orchestrating deadly violence after his country's disputed 2007 election.
Monday, September 9, 2013
A top Egyptian military commander says his forces have seized at least 10 anti-aircraft missiles during an offensive against Islamic militant hideouts in the Sinai Peninsula.