A security guard was killed after two attackers blew themselves up in Maiduguri, a city in northeastern Nigeria that has regularly been targeted by Boko Haram Takfiri terrorists, officials said.
Security guard killed in terrorist attack in northeast Nigeria
The Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group has reportedly threatened to launch bomb attacks against the Nigerian capital Abuja.
Boko Haram threatens to bomb Nigerian capital
Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi has ordered the country’s army to do what is necessary to protect businesses amid widening protests against poverty and unemployment.
Tunisia president orders army to protect businesses amid protests
Attackers in Central African Republic ambushed a convoy of UN peacekeepers from Cambodia and Morocco, killing one Cambodian soldier and wounding six other peacekeepers, Cambodian officials said Tuesday.
Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed, 8 wounded in CAR
Several hundred mutinous soldiers and ex-rebel fighters in Ivory Coast have taken control of main access roads to the country’s second largest city, demanding the payment of promised bonuses following a deal in January.
Former rebels block entrance to Ivory Coast's second city
Sudanese officials have announced the release of a Frenchman from the captivity of kidnappers in the country’s southwestern Darfur region.
Kidnapped Frenchman released in Sudan’s Darfur
Some 6,000 migrants hoping to head to Europe were rescued in the Mediterranean on Friday and Saturday in dozens of frantic operations coordinated by the Italian coastguard.
6,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in two days
Eighty-two Chibok schoolgirls seized three years ago by Boko Haram have been freed in exchange for detained suspects with the terrorist group, Nigeria's government announced early Sunday, in the largest release negotiated yet in the battle to save nearly 300 girls whose mass abduction exposed the mounting threat posed by the Daesh-linked terrorists.
Over 80 Nigerian girls free in Boko Haram exchange
Gunmen mugged 129 migrants on a rubber dinghy headed for Europe and also stole the craft's motor, abandoning them off the Libyan coast, Libya's Navy said Saturday.
Libya rescues nearly 130 migrants stranded at sea
The famine ravaging South Sudan and its neighbors could claim six million lives, a charity warned Friday, as the international community struggles to raise the $4.4 billion needed to avert a full-blown disaster.
Charity: South Sudan 'man-made' famine could kill 6m

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