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  • Official: Recognized Libyan government shoots down warplane

    An official with Libya's internationally recognized government says its soldiers have shot down a warplane flown by the rival, Tripoli-based government that's allied with Islamist militias. Official Mohammed al-Masri said the plane was downed Monday...
  • Tunisian prime minister fires security chiefs after attack

    Tunisia's prime minister has fired five leading security officials after three gunmen attacked a renowned Tunis museum, killing 21 in the deadliest attack on tourists in Tunisia in 13 years, the government said Monday. The ousted officials include the...
  • Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign accord over Nile waters

    Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Monday signed an initial agreement on sharing water from the Nile River that runs through the three countries, as Addis Ababa presses ahead with its construction of a massive new dam it hopes will help alleviate the country'...
  • Day of carnage at Tunisian museum leaves memories, questions

    With bullets flying and his heart pounding, Spanish tourist Josep Lluis Cusido never got a clear look at the men shooting their way through the Bardo museum in Tunis as he hid behind a pillar. The only thing he noticed what that the attacker closest to...
  • 3rd attacker in Tunisia museum assault on the run, president says

    3rd attacker in Tunisia museum assault on the run, president says
    A third attacker in the deadly assault on the Bardo museum is on the run, Tunisia's president said Sunday, declaring his country at war with the extremists who killed 21 people at one of North Africa's most revered cultural institutions. President Beji...
  • South Sudan economy on edge amid war, low oil production

    Hit by falling oil revenues, South Sudan's economy is also troubled by a violent conflict that looks set to continue. It could get worse in this young country, with the U.N. warning that South Sudan's economy is now threatened by rampant inflation as the...
  • Djibouti delegation to discuss climate models on Yale visit

    A delegation from Djibouti is visiting Yale University this week to discuss plans to develop a climate model for East Africa and Arabia. The group including the East African nation's minister of higher education, scientists and legal advisers is planning...
  • Sierra Leone opposition party considers impeaching president

    Sierra Leone's opposition party is considering launching impeachment proceedings against the president and will refuse all cooperation with the government because of the way the vice president was fired. The Sierra Leone People's Party said it will...
  • Liberians overcome fear to volunteer for Ebola vaccine trial

    Liberians are overcoming their fears of Ebola to volunteer for a vaccine trial. The gruesome toll of West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 4,200 Liberians of the more than 10,000 who have succumbed to the disease, has intensified...
  • Villager: Muslim fighters kill 11 in Central African attacks

    A group of heavily armed Muslims attacked several villages in Central African Republic over the weekend, killing at least 11 people, a villager said Sunday. Central African Republic has been rocked by sectarian violence since 2013. That year, mostly...
  • Morocco dismantles cell planning attacks, officials say

    Moroccan authorities have announced the dismantling of a militant network linked to the Islamic State group across nine cities that had been planning attacks. The statement by the Interior Ministry Sunday didn't specify how many were arrested, but said...