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Air raids kill 13 extremists in Egypt’s Sinai

At least 13 extremists were killed in overnight military air raids in Egypt's restive North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip. The...

Somali government is collecting views on its Citizenship Bill

The Federal Government of Somalia has held talks with Somali citizens in the UK, over a proposed Citizenship Bill, as it begins to engage...

Nigeria: Military claims Boko Haram in ‘complete disarray’

Nigeria's military claims Boko Haram is in, quote, 'complete disarray'. The Islamist group is being blamed for ongoing attacks - in Nigeria and beyond...

Mediterranean crisis: More than 800 migrants, mostly Eritreans rescued early...

About 800 migrants were rescued Friday morning by the Italian Coastguard. The mostly Eritrean migrants arrived at Crotone in Southern Italy and it was...

Victory Day: President Xi meets with visiting leaders

Chinese President Xi Jinping has met with several visiting foreign leaders, including South African president Jacob Zuma, Myanmar's President Thein Sein, and Czech Republic...

Morocco votes in test for Islamist government

Some 15 million Moroccans went to the polls Friday for local elections seen as a gauge of the popularity of the government of Abdelilah Benkirane...

CAR warlords must face justice – UN rights chief

Rebel and militia leaders responsible for the worst crimes committed in Central African Republic have yet to be arrested, let alone prosecuted, the UN's...

Chinese linguist helping to save dying Tanzanian languages

We have been looking at the lives of some Chinese people living and working in various African countries in our 'Making it in Africa'...

Commercial activity picks up in Bangui markets post-war

Activity is returning to markets in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic as religious violence subsides. Muslim traders are determined to do business...

Russia approves Mistral carrier sale to Egypt, UAE

Russia has given France the green light to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. France was supposed to deliver...
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