A roadside bomb ripped apart a minibus just outside Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others, a witness said.
A suicide bombing by a Boko Haram jihadist has killed at least 10 people in northern Cameroon, a security source said Thursday.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration says it will deliver an eagerly awaited ruling on July 12 in a case filed by the Philippines contesting Beijing's sweeping claims to most of the South China Sea.
Over a third of South Sudanese face starvation as the war-torn nation runs the risk of a full-blown famine, the U.N. and government said Wednesday.
Skimming above the choppy waves through the dark the four planes swooped in low over Lake Victoria, packed with over 200 elite Israeli commandos on a daring raid to free hijacked hostages.
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...