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  • Islamist rebels kill 10 Somali soldiers in attack on base

    Rebels from the Islamist al Shabaab group attacked a military base in southern Somalia early on Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers and burning two military vehicles, officials said. African Union and Somali troops launched an offensive this year that...
  • Factbox - South Africa vs West Indies test series

    Factbox on the test series between South Africa and West Indies, which begins in Pretoria on Wednesday: SCHEDULE (All matches start at 08:30 a.m.) Dec 17-21 First test Centurion Park, Pretoria Dec 26-30 Second test St George's Park, Port...
  • U.N. brigade will need to 'neutralise' Congo rebels: chief

    Only a few of Rwanda's FDLR rebels operating in eastern Congo have laid down their arms before a January deadline, meaning that U.N. troops will launch operations against the group next month, the U.N.'s peacekeeping chief said on Monday. Herve Ladsous...
  • Full force against the Islamic State

    Full force against the Islamic State
    It is clear that our efforts to defeat the Islamic State have been inadequate. Half-measures will not work against a growing threat from radical Islamists who are uniting fractured terrorist groups around the world under one banner. Over the past six...
  • Rights group calls for ICC probe of Nigerian presidential candidate

    A Nigerian human rights group on Monday asked the International Criminal Court to bring charges against Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari for post-election violence in 2011. The Northern Coalition for Democracy and Justice said in a...
  • U.N. Sahel envoy says Libya turmoil could destabilize neighbors

    The United Nations special envoy to the Sahel region said on Monday talks to resolve a crisis in Libya had stalled and warned several countries in the region risked being destabilized unless it was resolved quickly. Hiroute Gebre Selassie said...
  • Kabila says Congo won't bow to foreign 'injunctions'

    The president of Democratic Republic of Congo told foreign nations on Monday to respect his country's sovereignty after several urged him to comply with the constitution and not to run for re-election. Though Joseph Kabila has yet to publicly declare his...
  • Two Kenyan runners fail drugs tests

    Kenyan long-distance runners Viola Chelangat Kimetto and Joyce Jemutai Kiplimo have failed drugs tests and will be banned for two years, Athletics Kenya said on Monday, adding that tests from five other Kenyan athletes have aroused suspicion. Kimetto,...
  • France urges African nations to take charge of their security

    France urged African nations on Monday to step up cross-border cooperation to tackle security challenges from Islamist groups in southern Libya to Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria, as it seeks to scale back its military commitments on the continent. Amid...
  • Islamist group criticizes Egypt over arrest warrant for cleric

    Scores of Islamist scholars criticized Egypt on Monday for seeking an Interpol arrest warrant for their leader, a Qatar-based cleric whose outspoken support for the Muslim Brotherhood contributed to a diplomatic rift between Gulf Arab states. Interpol...
  • Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom' sequel out next year: foundation

    Nelson Mandela's foundation said on Monday it would publish a book next year that South Africa's first black president began writing shortly before he left office as a sequel to his autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom". Mandela, who died last year aged...