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Somalia blast kills at least 10 on minibus

Somalia blast kills at least 10 on minibus

At least 10 people died and 12 were wounded when an explosive device ripped through a minibus outside the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, the government said.

Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

Iran's interior minister has suggested that up to 225 people were killed in November protests sparked by a petrol price hike, ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Unrest grips dozens of US cities as police and protesters clash

Unrest grips dozens of US cities as police and protesters clash

Dozens of cities in the United States were seeing fiery clashes between police and protesters continue on Saturday night as the killing of George Floyd sparked massive unrest throughout the country.

Unrest flares in US cities despite arrest of Minneapolis policeman

Unrest flares in US cities despite arrest of Minneapolis policeman

The white former Minneapolis police officer shown in video footage using his knee to pin an unarmed black man's neck to the street was charged with murder on Friday in the man's death, an incident that has unleashed four nights of violent protests.

Voting underway in Burundi for new president

Voting underway in Burundi for new president

Polling stations opened Wednesday in Burundi for a presidential election that is proceeding despite the coronavirus pandemic and a tense campaign marked by violence and repression ...

Sudan soldier kills 2 on speeding rickshaw during curfew

Sudan soldier kills 2 on speeding rickshaw during curfew

A Sudanese soldier fatally shot the occupants of a tuk-tuk that sped through a military checkpoint in Khartoum during a coronavirus curfew, the army said Sunday.

At least 17 dead in Venezuela prison riot: military

At least 17 dead in Venezuela prison riot: military

At least 17 inmates were killed Friday in a Venezuelan prison riot, military authorities said.

Boko Haram bombers kill seven in Cameroon

Boko Haram bombers kill seven in Cameroon

Seven people were killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria's Boko Haram militant group, attacked a village in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police and a local official said.

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were trampled to death on Monday in a stampede for food and money for refugees in southeast Niger, sources said.

Cameroon army blames accident for village 'massacre'

Cameroon army blames accident for village 'massacre'

Cameroon's army on Monday denied opposition charges that it had massacred villagers in a restive anglophone region, blaming instead an ‘unfortunate accident’ caused by an explosion of fuel during a firefight.

Philippine troops rescue two abducted Indonesians

Philippine troops rescue two abducted Indonesians

Philippine troops rescued two abducted Indonesian sailors in a Sunday pre-dawn raid on an militant stronghold which left two dead, a military official said.

Hong Kong police say suspect fired shot during protest-related arrest

Hong Kong police say suspect fired shot during protest-related arrest

Hong Kong police on Saturday said an armed suspect fired a live round at officers as they tried to arrest him in an operation linked to the months of pro-democracy protests engulfing the city.