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  • Al-Shabab suspected in Kenya attack that kills 1, wounds 3

    Gunmen from Islamic extremist group al-Shabab were suspected in an attack that killed one person and severely wounded three others on Sunday in the northern Kenyan county of Mandera, which borders Somalia and has experienced a string of attacks in recent months, a police official said.
  • Chad and Niger troops attack Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists

    Soldiers from Chad and Niger launched the largest international push to defeat Nigeria's Islamic extremists whose war has spilled over into neighboring countries, officials and witnesses said Monday. Chad's president has warned that the leader of Boko...

    Chad and Niger troops attack Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists

    Chad and Niger troops attack Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists
    Soldiers from Chad and Niger launched the largest international push to defeat Nigeria's Islamic extremists whose war has spilled over into neighboring countries, officials and witnesses said Monday. Chad's president has warned that the leader of Boko...

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe to celebrate 91st birthday

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's longtime leader, has sought to brush away concerns that his wife controls him, saying she is "not the power behind my throne." The remark came ahead of a lavish birthday party for Mugabe — he turned 91 a week ago —...

    Mortar shells land by Somalia's presidential palace

    At least three mortars landed inside Somalia's heavily fortified presidential palace compound on Thursday, a Somali police officer said. Some were wounded in the attack that was claimed by Somali Islamic extremist group al-Shabab through the group's...