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    French national killed in Tunisia knife attack

    Reuters . Tunis | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    An attacker killed a French citizen and wounded a soldier with a knife in northern Tunisia on Monday, state media quoted the Interior Ministry as...

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    Four killed in fresh Burkina Faso attack

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 01:24am on October 14, 2019

    Four civilians were killed in the latest attack in the volatile northern region of Burkina Faso, security sources told AFP on Sunday. Saturday’s attack in...

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    Mali protesters ransack UN supplies

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:34pm on October 13, 2019

    Protesters demonstrating against foreign troops in Mali ransacked a dozen UN supply containers on Saturday looting electrical equipment, air conditioners and mattresses, the UN and...

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    Mosque attack kills 16 in Burkina Faso

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 01:11am on October 13, 2019

    Sixteen people died and two were seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso’s volatile north, security sources said Saturday. Armed men...

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    Algeria’s protesters march against ruling elite

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:12am on October 12, 2019

    Algerian protesters vowed to keep up street rallies against the country’s ruling elite on Friday, rejecting a December presidential election with banners reading ‘we will...

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    UN peacekeeper killed in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2019

    One peacekeeper was killed and five others were wounded Sunday when a roadside bomb exploded in strife-torn northeastern Mali, the UN mission MINUSMA said. The...

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    Eight killed, in Rwanda attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kigali | Updated at 01:12am on October 06, 2019

    Unidentified gunmen killed eight people and injured 18 during an overnight attack in northern Rwanda near the border with DR Congo, police said Saturday. The...

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    16 killed in jihadist attacks in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 01:11am on October 06, 2019

    At least 16 people, including 11 soldiers, have been killed in jihadist attacks in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, military and militia sources said Saturday. Rival...

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    342 kilos of lion bones seized

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    South African officials have seized 342 kilos of lion bones - prized in Asia for their supposed medicinal values and to make jewellery - at...

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    Israel’s parliament to be sworn in without new govt

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    ISRAEL’S parliament will be sworn in Thursday without a new government formed as a deadlocked general election leaves prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambling to find...

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