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UK sanctions Libyan al-Kaniyat militia and its leaders – statement

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Britain on Thursday imposed sanctions against Libya’s Kaniyat militia, saying those who breached international law in Libya would have to face consequences. British Foreign Secretary...

More than 30 killed in militia attacks in western Ethiopia

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Armed militia men killed more than 30 people in the Metakal zone of Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz region, a senior opposition leader told Reuters on Thursday,...

Militia enters city unopposed in east Congo, surrounds prison

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Around 100 heavily-armed rebel fighters entered the city of Bunia in eastern Congo with a police escort on Friday, in an apparent show of...

US imposes sanctions on Central African Republic militia leader

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The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the leader of a Central African Republic-based militia group, the Treasury Department said, accusing the leader,...

Militia kills 16 villagers in Democratic Republic of Congo raid

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Militia fighters killed 16 people in a raid on a village in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, the latest in a spate...

Armed group kills 20 villagers in northeast Congo

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An armed group killed at least 20 civilians in an overnight raid on a village in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the...

CAR militia infighting

Militia infighting in Central African Republic (CAR) killed 40 people over the weekend and forced hundreds from their homes, local authorities said. The bloodshed...

CAR militia leaders accused of war crimes

The alleged leaders of Central African Republic militias, one prominent in African football, heard details of war crimes accusations against them at the International...

Iraq PM orders Iran-allied militias to be reined in

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Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi’ite Muslim militias, a politically risky move apparently...

Civilians killed in Central African Republic

An armed militia killed 34 civilians in an attack in Central African Republic (CAR), a government spokesman said, issuing a deadline for the group’s...

Mali struggles to disarm ethnic militia

Shortly after rolling into the central Malian town Koro to detain a leader of an ethnic militia suspected of massacring about 160 villagers, a...

Militia killings surge in Sahel

Africa’s Sahel region has seen a huge surge in civilian deaths in the past five months due to Islamist militants and ethnic militia attacks,...

Tripoli death toll hits 10

The death toll in clashes between rival militias in Tripoli has risen to 10 with 41 wounded this week, the health ministry said. Fighting broke...

Nigerian militia group releases over 800 children – UN

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A militia fighting the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria released 833 children from its own ranks, some as young...

Militia violence hampers Ebola fight in DR Congo

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Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo prevented aid workers from reaching potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so...

Al Shabaab, militia clashes leave 17 dead

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At least 17 people were killed in fighting between militants from Somalia's al Shabaab group and clan militias in the central semi-autonomous...

DRC militia members jailed for life on rape charges

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Eleven Congolese militia fighters were jailed for life for raping girls as young as 18 months during ceremonies meant to give the...

South Sudan militia attack leaves 43 dead

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A tribal militia killed at least 43 people in South Sudan's central Jonglei state, local officials said, part of a cycle of...

Hundreds massacred in DR Congo army/militia power struggle

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Congolese army commanders orchestrated a wave of massacres killing hundreds between 2014 and 2016 as they vied for influence with anti-government insurgents...

Militias renew attacks in Central African Republic town

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Christian militias in Central African Republic launched several attacks on Bangassou, attempting to seize a cathedral housing displaced Muslims and killing a...

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