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  • Tunisia launches nationwide manhunt for attack accomplices

    Tunisia launches nationwide manhunt for attack accomplices
    The student who massacred holidaymakers on a Tunisian beach and at a swank resort hotel acted alone during the attack but had accomplices who supported him beforehand, an Interior Ministry official said Sunday. Police were searching nationwide for...
  • Police arrest 60 for bombing in Chad capital

    Officials in Chad have arrested 60 people including suspects from Cameroon, Nigeria and Mali in relation to an attack earlier this month in the capital that killed dozens of people and wounded more than 100 others. Chad prosecutor Alghassim Khamis said...
  • Mali: Gunmen attack village near Ivory Coast border

    Gunmen identifying as Islamic extremists attacked and briefly occupied a village in southern Mali near Ivory Coast on Sunday before security forces drove them out, officials said. The attack was the second to be perpetrated in Mali's southern half over...
  • Conservationists to move 7 lions from South Africa to Rwanda

    A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago. The five female lions and two males will be transferred beginning Monday to Rwanda's Akagera...
  • Funerals held in Charleston for church shooting victims

    Funerals held in Charleston for church shooting victims
    Speaking at the funerals for three of the victims of a deadly attack on a historic African-American church in South Carolina, eulogizers said Saturday that the lives lost had become a catalyst for change. The services were held for Cynthia Hurd, Tywanza...
  • Egypt's Sisi warns of new crackdown against domestic 'enemies'

    Egypt's Sisi warns of new crackdown against domestic 'enemies'
    President Abdel Fattah Sisi, paying tribute to his assassinated top prosecutor, on Tuesday signaled the start of an even harsher security crackdown targeting “enemies” of his government. At the funeral of Hisham Barakat, the prosecutor...
  • Tunisia beach killer trained with museum gunmen

    Tunisia beach killer trained with museum gunmen
    The young college student who killed 38 tourists in a Tunisian seaside resort was in a jihadi training camp in western Libya at the same time as the two attackers who hit the National Bardo Museum in March, a top security official said Tuesday. The...
  • Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared

    Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears the West African country could face another outbreak of the disease nearly two months after being declared Ebola-free....
  • Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared

    Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared
    Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears this West African country could face another outbreak of the disease nearly two months after being declared Ebola-free....
  • Car bomb in Cairo kills Egypt's top prosecutor

    Car bomb in Cairo kills Egypt's top prosecutor
    A car bomb killed Egypt's top prosecutor on Monday, ripping through his convoy in a Cairo neighborhood, in the first assassination of a top official in the country in a quarter century, marking an apparent escalation by Islamic militants in their campaign...
  • Bomb kills Egypt's top prosecutor as he drives to work

    A car bomb killed Egypt's chief prosecutor Monday in the country's first assassination of a senior official in 25 years, marking what could be an escalation in a campaign by Islamic militants toward targeting leaders of a crackdown on the Muslim...