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Nigerian Army Denies IS Claim of Killing 10 Soldiers

CAIRO � Islamic State said Saturday that it had killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack two days earlier in the country's northeastern Borno state, but a Nigerian army spokesman said "no such incident was recorded."In a statement issued through

Nigerian Army Denies IS Claim of Killing 10 Soldiers

CAIRO � Islamic State said Saturday that it had killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack two days earlier in the country's northeastern Borno state, but a Nigerian army spokesman said "no such incident was recorded."In a statement issued through

Somalia’s Oldest Federal Lawmaker Fatally Shot in Mogadishu

A Somali federal parliamentary lawmaker was fatally shot Saturday in Mogadishu, security officials said.Al-Shabab militants armed with pistols shot the lawmaker, Osman Ilmi Boqorre, as he was visiting his new house that is under construction in the Kar...

New UN Report Shows North Korea Avoiding Sanctions

SEOUL A new report by the United Nations shown to the Security Council Friday claims North Korea is working to ensure its weapons cannot be destroyed by military strikes.It comes as U.S. President Donald Trump hailed "tremendous progress"

Sudan Police Clash with Demonstrators in Fresh Protests

CAIRO Sudanese police clashed with demonstrators in and around the capital Khartoum on Sunday, after they deployed in large numbers in anticipation of fresh protests calling on longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir to step down, activists said.Video clips ci...

Uganda Not Worried China Will Seize Assets Over Rising Debt

KAMPALA Uganda's growing debt is sustainable, and the country is not at risk of losing state assets to China, the country's finance minister, Matia Kasaija, said this week.Uganda's auditor-general warned in a report released this month that public deb...

Protests, Anger Predicted After Congo Names Surprise Election Winner

JOHANNESBURG Election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have sparked surprise and outrage by naming opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of the nation's presidential election, after counting delays and a poll marred by irregulari...

Gabon Officials Inspect Radio Building of Attempted Coup

LIBREVILLE, GABON Gabon officials are inspecting the country's state radio station where security officers thwarted a coup attempt by army soldiers on Monday.Students in the capital, Libreville, returned to schools Tuesday, markets opened, the radio ...