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  Nigeria postpones presidential vote over security  The electoral commission in Nigeria has postponed the 14 February presidential election by six weeks over concerns about the security situation   Liberia leader lifts Ebola emergency  Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lifted the state of emergency imposed to control an Ebola outbreak that has ravaged the country   Burkina Faso president declares state of emergency  Blaise Compaore has imposed a state of emergency after violent protests at his bid to extend his 27-year rule Rights group accuses Nigerian police of torture  Security forces routinely torture people -- including women and children -- taken in as suspects or for interrogation, Amnesty International...   Sicily declares migrant emergency  The governor of Sicily has declared a state of emergency because of the large numbers of migrants it is having to deal with   Nigeria president declares emergency   Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in three states after a series of deadly attacks by Islamist militant...   France guards Niger uranium mine   Niger has confirmed that French special forces are protecting one of the country's biggest uranium mines   Curfew issued as Egypt death toll rises Map of Port Said Egypt
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2015-07-04 Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared Sousse, Tunisia
2. 2015-06-27 Tunisia launches security clampdown after Sousse attack Tunisia
3. 2015-04-04 Kenyatta vows tough response to Garissa attack Garissa, Kenya
E. 2015-02-07 Nigeria postpones presidential vote over security Nigeria
F. 2014-11-13 Liberia leader lifts Ebola emergency Liberia
G. 2014-10-30 Burkina Faso president declares state of emergency Burkina Faso
H. 2014-09-19 Rights group accuses Nigerian police of torture Nigeria
I. 2013-10-15 Sicily declares migrant emergency Sicily
J. 2013-05-14 Nigeria president declares emergency Borno, Northern Nigeria

Tunisia launches security clampdown after Sousse attack  Tunisia's Prime Minister Habib Essid has announced a clampdown on security after an attack on a holiday resort in which 38 people were killed Kenyatta vows tough response to Garissa attack Map of Garissa Kenya
Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared Map of Sousse Tunisia

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Jul.4   Tunisia
  Tunisia has declared a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 tourists, mainly Britons, died in an attack in the resort city of Sousse

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Jun.27   Tunisia

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Apr.4   Kenya
  President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to respond 'in the severest ways possible' to the al-Shabab militant attack on Garissa university

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Feb.7   Nigeria

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Nov.13   Liberia
Oct.30   Burkina Faso
Sep.19   Nigeria

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Oct.15   Sicily
May.14   Northern Nigeria
Feb.3   Niger
Jan.27   Egypt
  Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy imposed a 30-day curfew on Port Said after dozens of people were killed in riots that followed death sentences

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May.31   Egypt   Egypt's state of emergency ends  Egypt's state of emergency, that gave security forces sweeping powers to detain suspects and try them in special courts, has ended after 31 ... Apr.29   Sudan   Sudan 'declares border emergency'
Map of South Kordofan Sudan  Sudan has reportedly declared a state of emergency along its border with South Sudan after weeks of clashes

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Dec.31   Nigeria   Nigeria attacks prompt emergency
  President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in parts of the country following attacks from the Islamist group Boko Haram Sep.10   Egypt   Egypt on alert after Israeli embassy riot   Egypt has vowed to protect all embassies in the country, hours after protesters stormed the Israeli mission, prompting the evacuation of dip... Sep.2   Libya   Libya NTC seeks order in Tripoli   A military spokesman for the National Transitional Council said fighters would be encouraged to return home or enlist in the army Aug.13   Somalia Somalia PM orders aid protection  Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has announced the creation of a force to protect convoys delivering aid to people affected by drought and famine Feb.27   Libya   Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Map of Zawiya Libya
  Moammar Gadhafi seemed increasingly cornered as security forces defected to the opposition in a town a short drive from the capital
Feb.11   Algeria Police deployed ahead of democracy rally   Riot police have been deployed in the centre of the capital, Algiers, ahead of a planned anti-government rally Jan.27   Egypt Egypt on alert for mass protests   Egyptian security forces are on high alert, with thousands of people expected to join anti-government rallies after Friday prayers Jan.17   Tunisia U.N. calls to restore stability  U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a return to stability 'as soon as possible'

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Jan.13   South Africa Scandal-hit Interpol chief quits
  Jackie Selebi's resignation follows his suspension as South Africa's national police commissioner

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