Saturday, June 24, 2017

Africa

THE UN called on South Sudan’s leaders to take more responsibility for stemming the world’s...

MORE than 1 000 firefighters yesterday battled a giant forest fire that swept through central Portugal...

JIHADISTS crying “Allahu Akbar” stormed a tourist resort popular with foreigners on the edge of...

Benin President Patrice Talon underwent two surgeries during a prolonged stay in Paris, one procedure...

Eight students are being held in custody in Togo after campus protests over teaching conditions...

Central African Republic's government on Monday signed an "immediate ceasefire" deal with rebel groups during a meeting in Rome aimed at ending violence in...

Two people were killed in a jihadist attack on a tourist resort outside the Malian capital on Sunday, while special forces troops freed about...

Suspected jihadists stormed a tourist resort popular with Westerners outside the Malian capital Bamako on Sunday, the country's security ministry said. Security forces were battling...

A soldier and 12 militants were killed Saturday in clashes in DR Congo's restive eastern North-Kivu province, the army said. "Twelve Mai-Mai and an officer...

Algeria's army said Sunday that it had killed three armed Islamists and captured several others in an ongoing operation in the country's east. The joint...

Nearly a year after coming to power in a contested election, Zambian President Edgar Lungu is facing a growing chorus of criticism over his...

The African Union on Saturday urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show "restraint" as tensions intensified over a disputed border territory after the withdrawal of...

Gabon authorities said Saturday that they were investigating threats by a critic of President Ali Bongo, including an ultimatum to step down before the...