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Gunmen attacks police station in Burundi capital

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Unidentified gunmen raided a police station in the Burundian capital, police said on Frida, the latest round of violence in a country...

WFP convoy comes under fire in CAR

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The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) has condemned a recent series of armed attacks perpetrated by rebel...

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 27, wounds 227 in Kuwait mosque

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A suicide bomber killed 27 people when he blew himself up inside a packed Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait city during Friday...

Chad government blames Boko Haram for blasts, says 27 dead

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At least 27 people, including four suspected Boko Haram Islamist militants, were killed on Monday in a series of attacks in Chad's...

Three killed in suspected Somali drone attack

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A suspected drone attack killed three members of Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist rebel group on Thursday in southern Somalia while they were...

Kenyan lawmaker shot dead in Nairobi

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A Kenyan lawmaker was shot dead in the capital early on Saturday, in an incident likely to increase pressure on President Uhuru...

Sierra Leone Ebola burial team attacked

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A team burying Ebola victims was attacked in Sierra Leone's capital on Saturday a member of parliament said, as some residents defied...

Twenty-two, including MSF and chiefs, killed in CAR attack

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At least 22 people, including 15 local chiefs and three members of staff of the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, were killed...

Russia says embassy staff in Libya evacuated after attack

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Russia evacuated embassy staff and their families from Libya on Thursday after gunmen tried to storm its diplomatic mission in Tripoli. The attackers,...

Mali hands death penalty to French embassy attacker

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A Malian court has sentenced to death a Tunisian man accused of throwing an explosive device at the French embassy in Mali's...

Burundi gunmen kill Italian, Croatian aid workers

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Gunmen killed a Croatian nun and an Italian doctor who were working in a psychiatric clinic in northern Burundi, its head said...

Nigerian town burns in Islamist sect attack: police

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Churches, homes and the police headquarters in the small northeast Nigerian town of Geidam were set ablaze in a wave of night...

Kenyan, Somali troops attack militant bases

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Kenyan and Somali troops jointly attacked al Shabaab hideouts in Somalia killing a number of militants, and a Kenyan soldier was killed...

Four militants killed in attack on Iraqi town – sources

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Militants attacked the northern Iraqi town of Hawija with car bombs and mortars in an assault that killed four insurgents and wounded...

Somali forces attack rebels near strategic town

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Somali forces allied to Kenya attacked an al Shabaab base near Afmadow and said they would press towards the strategic town seen...

Swiss tourist shot, driver killed in Kenya attack

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Gunmen attacked a safari vehicle in a game reserve in northern Kenya killing the driver and wounding a Swiss tourist in the...

Rebels kill 10 in eastern Congo attacks

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Rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed 10 people, including members of a local aid group, in attacks on vehicles travelling...

Guinea president says Senegal, Gambia knew of attack

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Guinea President Alpha Conde said he believes the governments of Senegal and Gambia were complicit in a failed attempt to assassinate him...

Italian ship attacked off West African coast

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Pirates attacked an Italian tanker carrying a cargo of diesel fuel in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin, making off with some...

Ex-army chief held after Guinea’s Conde escapes attack

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Guinean President Alpha Conde escaped two attacks on his residence that killed at least three people and left his home riddled with...

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