The raid carried out by Somalian and US forces in Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia on Friday left 10 civilians dead, according to local media.
The weeks of tension that followed Botswana's approval of a visit from the Dalai Lama, despite Chinese objections, came to an unexpected end last Friday.
Two militants of the Hasm extremist group, which is linked to the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization, were killed by special Egyptian counterterrorism forces, according to local media.
Two sudden announcements this week introduced discord in the formerly harmonious relationship between Washington and Cairo.
The Libyan government’s restriction on foreign nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) operating off the coast of the country can be extremely dangerous and it can put thousands of lives at risk, Stefano Argenziano, manager of Migration Operations for Médecins Sans Frontières told Sputnik.
A controversial online auction of rhino horn from the stockpiles of the world's biggest private breeder is to go ahead despite sparking widespread outrage among conservationists.
South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation announced in a statement Sunday that Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe was granted diplomatic immunity over an alleged case of attacking a person in South Africa.
The death toll in the landslide in the town of Regent, located near Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown, has risen to 499, media reported Sunday.
Moroccan King Mohammed VI has pardoned approximately 415 people convicted for various offenses, 13 of these on terror charges, Russian Ambassador to Morocco Valery Vorobyov told Sputnik.
Congo Republic's Prime Minister Clement Mouamba and his government have resigned in less than two weeks after the victory in parliamentary election amid economic woes, the country's presidential office said in a statement Thursday.
The Kenyan opposition leader said Wednesday he is set to turn to the country's Supreme Court to challenge the results of the presidential elections.
Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has gone to ground after being arrested for allegedly beating up a model who was cavorting with her sons in a hotel room in South Africa. The incident could prove to be a hugely embarrassing diplomatic incident for South Africa's President Jacob Zuma.
At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured in three suicide attacks supposedly performed by the Boko Haram terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) near a market and a refugee camp in the Nigerian town of Mandarari, local media reported Wednesday.
Tunisian authorities foiled a terrorist plot to seize territory in the country's south.
At least 27 people were killed in suicide bombing attacks in Nigeria on Tuesday, Reuters reported citing local media.
At least 260 people have been recovered and 600 people are still missing after the deadly mudslides that hit Sierra Leone on Monday, according to the statement of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
The representatives of three non-governmental organizations, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF, also known as Doctors Without Borders), Save the Children and Germany’s Sea Eye, temporarily halted their rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea because of disagreements with the Libyan authorities and coastguard commneted the situation.
Egypt's air force participated in the operation that resulted in the elimination of the hideout, which was used to carry out attacks against the military, according to local media.
International charity Save the Children confirmed that its staff member, along with his young children, is among the hundreds of people missing following a mudslide in Sierra Leone, according to official statement.
The White House said that Donald Trump’s administration is troubled to hear about violent protests that erupted amid Kenya’s peaceful elections.
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