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Firefight at Libyan government building shows continued insecurity

Clashes erupted at a government building in central Tripoli on Tuesday after a dispute over the leadership of a state institution, its head said,...

Mali firefight leaves 30 dead

French and Malian troops killed about 30 Islamist insurgents during a gun battle near the border with Niger, where Islamic State are...

Egyptian police kill 16 in militant raids

Egyptian police officers shot and killed 16 gunmen in two shootouts, the country's Interior Ministry said, adding most of the dead were...

Burkina police kill jihadist in firefight

Burkina Faso's police chief said on Sunday his forces shot dead a jihadist overnight in Ouagadougou and were searching for two others...

Ugandan soldier killed in attack at regional police base

At least one soldier was killed and seven other people were wounded when gunmen attacked the regional police headquarters in northern Uganda...

Three South African soldiers wounded during rebel attack in DRC

One of three South African soldiers wounded in an attack by armed rebels operating in the eastern DRC will today be flown...

Kenyan soldiers wounded in Somali rebel clash

Four Kenyan soldiers were wounded in a firefight with Somalia's al Shabaab rebels overnight, the latest in a series of recent clashes,...