57 people were sentenced to jail in Egypt over shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea that killed over 200 illegal migrants in September, according to local media reports.
At least three Egyptian soldiers were killed and six others injured, as a result of remote landmine explosion in the central part of Sinai peninsula, local media reported Saturday.
At least 50 people were killed and dozens others were injured this week in the Central African Republic (CAR) in attacks on three villages in the central Bambari region, media report.
Washington has "indications" that some Daesh and al-Shabaab terrorists are open to reconciliation, the AFRICOM commander said.
The US military probably underestimated the number of Daesh terrorists near Libya's Sirte and overestimated the number of civilians, the AFRICOM chief said.
While the world is battling Daesh, al-Qaeda is quietly gaining a better foothold in Africa, according to an intelligence report.
An explosion in one of the gardens in Cairo's Maadi suburb killed at least one person, three others were injured, according to local media.
In recent years, several hundred children testified about sexual abuse by UN peacekeeping personnel. Despite all whistleblowing and attempts to draw public attention to the UN's seamy side, only a third of the complaints have led to punitive measures against the suspects.
The Department of State said that US citizens should avoid travelling to the eastern parts of Mauritania in sub-Saharan Africa because of dangers from terrorists.
At least three people were killed in a number of explosions at a refugee camp near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, media reported Wednesday, citing security sources.
At least four people died and eight were injured after three suspected Boko Haram suicide attackers tried to enter a village near the city of Maiduguri, the capital of the Borno state in northeast Nigeria, a police spokesman said Sunday.
Libyan military aircraft crashed on Saturday in the country's northeastern city of Benghazi, Libyan National Army spokesman Ahmed Mismari told Sputnik.
Turkey's largest military base abroad will be opened in April in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu, media reported Friday.
They are a solitary species, for the most part, with most of their lives spent alone. When they do form groups, they’re small and temporary. And yet groups of as many as 200 of the musical leviathans have been spotted off the coast of South Africa, and experts are stumped as to why.
Security forces eliminated a senior al-Shabaab terrorist group leader in the capital of Somalia.
Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing condemned on Thursday an attack on a humanitarian convoy in South Sudan, calling it "appalling" and stressing that such attacks were harmful for the country struggling with the outbreak of cholera.
Earlier this week, Reuters reported that Russia deployed a special forces unit of 22 members and several drones to an Egyptian air base, near the border with Libya. The agency cited unnamed US and Egyptian military and diplomatic sources.
Media reports of Russian military specialists allegedly deployed in Egypt near the border with Libya are not true, Libyan army’s spokesman Col. Ahmed Mismari told Sputnik on Wednesday.
A new paper authored by archeologists with Seoul National University has suggested that the Sahara Desert, once green and wet, dried out as a result of the actions of ancient peoples. The spread of agriculture depleted the Sahara’s plant life and caused the region’s the shift to a desert biome, the paper claims.
The Libyan government troops drove on Tuesday the militants from the northern country's port cities of Ras Lanuf and As Sidr.
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