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    Islamists win Morocco election, rivals close behind

    Reuters | Updated at 05:15pm on October 08, 2016

    Morocco's Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) won 125 seats in Friday's parliamentary election with rivals Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) winning 102 seats, and...

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    22 Niger soldiers killed in attack on refugee camp

    Reuters | Updated at 03:35pm on October 07, 2016

    At least 22 soldiers were killed in Niger on Thursday when unknown assailants attacked a camp for Malian refugees, the West African...

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    842 dead as Matthew wreaks havoc

    Reuters . Chantal, Haiti | Updated at 10:20am on October 07, 2016

    Hurricane Matthew’s trail of destruction in Haiti stunned those viewing the aftermath on Friday, with the number of dead soaring to 842, tens of thousands...

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    11 killed, 14 missing in Central African Republic clashes

    Reuters | Updated at 06:55pm on October 06, 2016

    Eleven people were killed in clashes in Central African Republic's capital this week set off by the murder of an army officer, the country's United...

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    Al Shabaab kills six in Kenya attack

    Reuters | Updated at 11:31am on October 06, 2016

    Suspected Islamist militants from the Somali group al Shabaab killed six people in an attack in northeast Kenya on Thursday, a regional...

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    52 confirmed dead in stampede at Ethiopia religious event

    Associated Press . Bishoftu, Ethiopia | Updated at 01:13am on October 03, 2016

    A regional government in Ethiopia confirmed that 52 people were killed in a stampede after police tried to disperse an anti-government protest...

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    Islamist group bombs Somali restaurant, three dead

    Reuters | Updated at 05:51pm on October 01, 2016

    Somali Islamist group al Shabaab bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least three people, officials...

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