The umbrella protest movement Alliance for Freedom and Change has snubbed the ruling Transitional Military Council's invitation to talks after at least 60 people were killed in a crackdown against a sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum.
Sudan opposition rejects talks with military council
At least four people, including one civilian, have been killed in militant attacks on a number of security checkpoints in Egypt’s northern Sinai, medics and security sources say.
At least 4 killed in militant attacks in Egypt’s Sinai
The death toll from a crackdown by the Sudanese army on a sit-in in the capital, Khartoum, has nearly doubled, medics say.
Death toll from Sudan army raid on sit-in nearly doubles
Sudan’s ruling military council has scrapped all agreements with protest leaders and called for snap elections, following a spike in tensions and a deadly crackdown against a sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum.
Sudan’s junta scraps agreements with protesters as tensions reemerge
The United Nations Security Council is expected to hold a closed-door meeting to address rampant violence in Sudan that recently took a hugely deadly turn in the country’s capital.
UN Security Council to meet on Sudan violence
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the use of excessive force by Sudan's security forces against protesters and urged an independent investigation into killings resulting from the violence.
UN censures excessive force against Sudan protesters
Members of the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorist group have carried out multiple attacks on military bases in northeast Nigeria, seizing three of them and stealing weapons.
Boko Haram launches multiple attacks on military bases in Nigeria, steals arms
Algeria’s constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday, prolonging the country’s transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago.
Algerian council concludes not possible to hold July 4 poll – TV
Copper’s price slide due to the escalating US-China trade dispute suggests a deteriorating fundamental picture, but bubbling away in the background are supply side problems that are likely to lead to a tighter market.
Copper market faces larger shortages, supply issues simmer
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for a second term in office on Wednesday, vowing once more to tackle crippling security threats and root out corruption in Africa's key economy.
Nigeria President Buhari sworn in for 2nd term

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