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Two Al Shabaab militants executed in Somalia
Mogadishu, May 13 (IANS) Two convicted members of militant group Al Shabaab were executed by a firing squad in Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:22:17 PM

Burundi presidency says attempted coup 'failed'
Bujumbura, May 13 (IANS) African nation Burundi's presidency issued a statement on its Twitter account on Wednesday, saying a coup attempt has "failed."

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 8:08:04 PM

Kenya lifts travel suspension of Ebola-free Liberia
Nairobi, May 13 (IANS) The Kenyan government lifted the suspension of travellers from Liberia with immediate effect after the UN health agency declared the West African nation free from the Ebola virus.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 4:16:04 AM

10 killed in Kenya mosque collapse
Nairobi, May 12 (IANS) At least 10 people died after a mosque in a Nairobi slum collapsed due to heavy rains, emergency services said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5:20:03 PM

Kiplangat targets Farah in Doha
Nairobi, May 12 (IANS) World 5,000 metre bronze medallist Isaiah Kiplangat aims to dethrone Britain's double Olympic Champion Mo Farah in the Doha Diamond League.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:04:04 PM

Dozens killed as violent tribal clashes erupt in Sudan
Khartoum, May 12 (IANS) Dozens were killed and many injured when violent clashes erupted between the Rezeigat and Ma'alia tribes in Sudan's East Darfur state, according to tribal leaders and eyewitnesses.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 1:40:03 AM

300,000 civilians in need of life-saving aid in South Sudan: UN
Juba, May 11 (IANS/EFE) The UN said on Monday that at least 300,000 people have been left without access to aid in the South Sudan's Unity state, as the agency had to evacuate humanitarian personnel due to escalating violence.

Monday, May 11, 2015 11:58:02 PM

Turkey sends warship to escort cargo vessel attacked off Libya
Tripoli/Ankara, May 11 (IANS) Turkey has sent a frigate to escort a cargo ship attacked off the Libyan coast, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday.

Monday, May 11, 2015 10:36:15 PM

African Union congratulates Liberia for its victory over Ebola
Addis Ababa, May 11 (IANS) The African Union (AU) on Monday congratulated Liberia on its victory over Ebola.

Monday, May 11, 2015 7:58:03 PM

Officer killed as Turkish ship bombed near Libyan port
Tripoli, May 11 (IANS) An officer of a Turkish cargo ship was killed and several crew members injured when the vessel came under attack near a Libyan port, Press TV reported on Monday.

Monday, May 11, 2015 7:06:18 PM

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