A car bomb exploded near the Somali parliament Saturday, killing eight people, emergency workers said, hours after militia executed nine civilians from a clan with suspected links to the Islamist Al-Shabaab.
Forty-five prisoners, all former militia fighters, have been transferred from a prison in southern DR Congo after a series of spectacular jailbreaks, officials said Saturday.
US forces in Africa have killed 17 suspected Islamic State militants in airstrikes this week in the mountainous northern region of Somalia, a military statement said Friday.
Tunisian security forces have killed three suspected militants from an Islamic State group affiliate in the centre of the country, the interior ministry said Sunday.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday called on the armed forces to oppose ‘any coup plotter’ after a failed military uprising by forces supporting opposition leader Juan Guaido.
A joint committee representing Sudan's military leadership and protesters is to hold its first meeting on Saturday to discuss their demand for civilian rule, the leading protest group said.
Demonstrations were held across the Bangladesh capital Saturday for the tenth consecutive day after a teenager who accused a head teacher of sexually harassing her was burned to death.
Two teenage men have been arrested after the shooting dead of a journalist in Northern Ireland, police said Saturday.
In yet more upheaval for Algeria since the ousting of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the controversial head of the country's constitutional council quit Tuesday bowing to weeks of anger from protesters.
Activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters Monday, as Sudan's new military rulers came under rising pressure to hand power to a civilian government.
At least 13 civilians have died in fresh attacks in Mozambique's volatile northern Cabo Delgado province where militants have terrorised villagers in remote communities for more than a year, local sources said Saturday.