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    Gunmen kill 10 police in Burkina Faso

    Agence France-Presse. Ouagadougou | Updated at 12:04pm on March 01, 2020

    Gunmen killed 10 police officers in northeastern Burkina Faso on Saturday, the latest attack in a country battling extremist attacks. Another three officers were wounded...

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    Somali forces capture Sufi militia camp after battle

    Agence France-Presse . Mogadishu | Updated at 02:08am on March 01, 2020

    Somali security forces have stormed a camp of a Sufi militia forcing their leaders to surrender after fighting in which 12 people were killed, officials...

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    G Bissau PM sacked after soldiers seen occupying office

    Agence France-Presse . Bissau, Guinea-Bissau | Updated at 02:00am on March 01, 2020

    Opposition leader Umaro Sissoco Embalo, who swore himself iin as the new president of Guinea-Bissau, sacked the prime minister on Friday after soldiers were seen...

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    Ambush in Burkhina Faso kills four

    Agence France-Presse. Ouagadougo | Updated at 01:47pm on February 25, 2020

    An ambush on a police patrol in northern Burkina Faso on Monday left four people dead, three of them officers, police said. The attack, carried...

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    Libyans propose ceasefire, slam international inaction

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:57pm on February 24, 2020

    Libya’s warring sides have hashed out a draft ceasefire agreement, the UN said Monday, even as Libyan leaders decried international inaction to rein in hostilities...

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    Thousands hit Algiers streets

    Agence-France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 12:42am on February 24, 2020

    Algerian riot police used water cannons to disperse demonstrators who on Saturday marked the first anniversary of a protest movement that seeks an overhaul of...

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    Three Mali soldiers killed in suspected jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 12:34am on February 24, 2020

    At least three Mali soldiers were killed and five wounded Sunday in a suspected jihadist attack on an army camp in the far north of...

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    Burkina violence displaces 4,000 daily, says UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:54pm on February 22, 2020

    More than 4,000 people are being forced to flee their homes each day in Burkina Faso, as attacks on civilians by jihadist militants increase in...

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    120 ‘terrorists’ killed in joint operation in southwest Niger

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 04:45pm on February 22, 2020

    A joint operation by Nigerien and French troops in southwest Niger killed 120 ‘terrorists’ and seized bomb-making equipment and vehicles, the country’s defence ministry said...

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    S Sudan citizens ‘deliberately starved’ by warring parties: UN

    Agence-France-Presse . Nairobi | Updated at 09:57pm on February 20, 2020

    South Sudan’s government forces and other armed groups have ‘deliberately starved’ civilians by denying aid access and displacing communities, a United Nations rights probe said...

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