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India mourns dead soldiers amid calls for revenge

India mourns dead soldiers amid calls for revenge

Thousands of mourners across India attended funerals on Saturday for some of the 41 soldiers killed in a suicide bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir as a round-the-clock curfew ...

Militants get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia attacks on tourists

Militants get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia attacks on tourists

A Tunisian court has sentenced seven militants to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.

Protesters rally in downtown Khartoum in support of detained

Protesters rally in downtown Khartoum in support of detained

Hundreds of Sudanese protesters rallied Thursday in downtown Khartoum and other districts of the capital in support of fellow demonstrators detained in the weeks of rallies against President Omar al-Bashir...

India convicts militants over bomb attacks that killed 88

India convicts militants over bomb attacks that killed 88

Fourteen militants from an armed separatist group were found guilty Monday of orchestrating a coordinated bomb attack in India's northeast in 2008 that killed 88 people and wounded hundreds more.

Sudanese protesters hold rallies as police deploy

Sudanese protesters hold rallies as police deploy

Crowds of Sudanese protesters on Sunday held rallies in their neighbourhoods and some squares in the capital and its twin city of Omdurman after organisers called for more anti-government demonstrations.

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

Six hundred Congolese rebels whose conflict killed several thousand people in the restive Kasai region, have ended their war and surrendered their weapons in a sign of support for new President Felix Tshisekedi ...

President vows to probe Zimbabwe forces over crackdown

President vows to probe Zimbabwe forces over crackdown

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed Tuesday to investigate security forces over their brutal crackdown on protesters, as he scrambled to fend off international criticism ...

Tear gas fired as hundreds march to Sudan presidential palace

Tear gas fired as hundreds march to Sudan presidential palace

Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding President Omar al-Bashir's resignation ...

Sudan police tear gas anti-government protest in Kassala: witnesses

Sudan police tear gas anti-government protest in Kassala: witnesses

Sudanese police Wednesday fired tear gas at crowds of anti-government protesters in Kassala, witnesses said, in the first such demonstration held in the eastern town bordering Eritrea.

Three killed, many injured in protests: Zimbabwe opposition

Three killed, many injured in protests: Zimbabwe opposition

Three people were shot dead and many were injured when Zimbabwean security forces cracked down on protests, the main opposition MDC party said Tuesday.

Sudan police fire tear gas as protests erupt in Khartoum, Darfur

Sudan police fire tear gas as protests erupt in Khartoum, Darfur

Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at crowds of anti-government protesters in Khartoum and the western war-torn region of Darfur after organisers called for nationwide rallies against President Omar al-Bashir.

Nigerian troops retake Baga after Boko Haram attack

Nigerian troops retake Baga after Boko Haram attack

Nigerian troops were back in a strategic town on the shores of Lake Chad, military and civilian sources said Thursday, after Boko Haram attacks forced tens of thousands to flee.