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Nigerian acting president meets with regional leaders on ethnic unrest

altNigeria's acting president met with regional leaders in an effort to quell ethnic tensions, his office said, as threats grow of conflict between northern Muslims and southeastern Igbo people.

   

Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months

A special police force member in Egypt.Egypt will extend a national state of emergency for three months after the government approved President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's proposal to do so, the cabinet said on Thursday, amid an ongoing militant campaign against a Christian minority.

   

Spain arrests "highly radicalised" Moroccan with suicide bomb manual

Spanish police arresting an Islamist suspect.Spanish police arrested a 32-year-old Moroccan in a dawn raid in central Madrid on Tuesday who they said was "highly radicalised" and had a large collection of extreme Islamist material including a manual for suicide bombers, the government said.

   

Morocco arrests more activists in northern protest

Protesters in Morocco.Moroccan authorities have arrested more activists involved in the country's biggest political protests since the "Arab Spring", lawyers and rights groups said on Tuesday.

   

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