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    12 killed in attack on Libya's election commission

    Reuters | Updated at 04:05pm on May 02, 2018

    At least seven people were killed in an attack on the offices of Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday, a spokesman for the commission...

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    Tunisian Islamist party endorses Jewish candidate

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:41am on April 29, 2018

    Decked out in a striking blue suit and white shirt, matching his political allegiance, Simon Slama rubs shoulders with fellow candidates ahead of Tunisia's municipal...

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    South Africa leader curtails Britain trip over unrest at home

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:05am on April 20, 2018

    South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his participation in the Commonwealth summit in Britain to tackle violent demonstrations at home, his office said,...

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    Bomb kills up to five during football match in Somalia

    Reuters | Updated at 11:54am on April 13, 2018

    A bomb killed up to five spectators at a football match in southern Somalia, police and a lawmaker said on Friday, the first time an...

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    257 dead in plane crash in Algeria

    Agence France-Presse . Boufarik | Updated at 12:05am on April 12, 2018

    An Algerian military plane crashed and caught fire on Wednesday killing 257 people, mostly army personnel and members of their families, officials said...

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    20 killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:44am on April 03, 2018

    Boko Haram killed at least 20 people and wounded scores of others in coordinated attacks on a military camp and villages around the flashpoint northern...

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    Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:24pm on April 02, 2018

    South Africa's Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid stalwart and wife to Nelson Mandela when he was imprisoned on Robben Island, died on Monday, her personal assistant...

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    Gunmen kill 6 miners in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 01:26am on March 31, 2018

    Armed bandits killed six miners in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state, police said on Friday, an area beset with ethnic and religious tensions with frequent clashes...

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    8 killed in Libya suicide attack

    Agence France-Presse . Benghazi | Updated at 01:22am on March 31, 2018

    At least eight people, including civilians, were killed late Thursday in a suicide car bombing of a security barricade in the east of Libya, the...

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    South Africa let me down: Mugabe

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 08:28pm on March 24, 2018

    Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says South Africa should have sent troops instead of a team of negotiators to prevent his ouster by the military...