German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen confirmed late on Wednesday that two crew members aboard the recently crashed military helicopter had died in the air accident in Mali.
A helicopter of the German Armed Forces with two UN peacekeepers on board crashed on Wednesday in Mali, Bild newspaper reported.
China has offered to mediate the East African countries’ dispute by sending troops to the border between Djibouti and Eritrea. The offer comes after China’s fleet began to sail to its first overseas base in the Horn of Africa. Sputnik spoke with a military analyst about this issue.
The opposing sides in the Libyan conflict have agreed to a ceasefire, further talks and even the prospect of holding elections. Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar emerged as the "clear winner" after the talks in Paris, an expert told Sputnik.
40 militants were killed by Egyptian Armed Forces during the counterterrorism operation in the Sinai Peninsula, according to official statement.
Following an announcement that a formerly infected child in South Africa had been living for more than eight years without showing symptoms of the HIV virus, new hope has arisen for a cure for the deadly disease.
Delegation of Russian experts arrives in Cairo as part of ongoing work to monitor the measures taken at Egyptian airports to ensure flight safety, according to a source in the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Delegation of Russian experts on air security will arrive in Egypt’s capital of Cairo late on Monday and on the next day begin to examine security measures undertaken in the second terminal of the Cairo international airport, local media reported on Sunday.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with the Financial Times newspaper that Libya and Nigeria should join the oil output curtailment agreement after their oil production stabilizes.
Cairo's criminal court approved death penalty for 28 people who have been found guilty of killing Egypt's Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat in 2015, according to media reports.
Archaeologists believe that they may have found the tomb of boy-king Tutankhamun’s wife, Ankhesenamun, who is also thought to have been Tut’s half-sisterand cousin.
Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord Fayez Sarraj and Libyan National Army (LNA) Commander Khalifa Haftar will meet in Paris on Tuesday, media reported Thursday citing diplomatic sources.
Libyan oil is attempting a comeback. Despite its flagging performance, and predictions that it may never return to how it was under former leader Muammar Gaddafi, experts hope it will be able to make a full recovery. But problems linked with shutdowns, lack of maintenance and investment still remain.
The past four days have seen 316 Somali nationals return to their home country from Yemen after a five-month effort by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to evacuate them following boat crash just a few kilometers out of Yemen's port, the IOM said in a statement on Wednesday.
As refugees from war-torn countries continue to run from ongoing violence, Europe has removed another tool for their escape by banning the sale of inflatable boats to Libya.
Two blasts in the northern part of the Egypt's Sinai peninsula killed five Egyptian police officers, according to media reports.
Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord Fayez Sarraj stated that he hopes the Qatar crisis will be resolved soon and it will positively affect the situation in Libya.
Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord Fayez Sarraj stated that Libya's oil production reached 1 million barrels a day.
Clashes between Egypt’s police and citizens took place in Cairo over efforts of local authorities to demolish illegal constructions in a densely populated and disadvantaged neighborhood of Egypt’s capital, which resulted in a death of one citizen, while 19 others were injured, country’s Interior Ministry said.
At least eight people have died, while 49 were injured in a stampede and a subsequent wall collapse at the football stadium in Senegal’s capital of Dakar, local media reported Sunday.
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