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B. 04-21 Experts finally visit Douma site Douma, Damascus
C. 04-19 Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini' Swaziland
D. 04-16 Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site Douma, Damascus
4. 04-13 US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites Damascus
5. 04-11 Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers Boufarik, Algeria
G. 04-02 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81 Soweto, Johannesburg
H. 03-10 Eastern Ghouta: Syrian army splits enclave in three
8. 02-24 Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta 'kill 500'
02-19 Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes

Recent Summary.     Click for More >   Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party  President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a TV statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect
US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes Map of Eastern Ghouta Damascus Syria


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  Bombardments by Syrian government forces have killed dozens of civilians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, activists say
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2018 2018
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Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta...
Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party
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2018 2018
Disasters
Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta...
2017
Crime
2017 2017
Crime
Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS ...
Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of...
At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudsl...
Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS ...
2016
Crime
2016 2016
Crime
Aleppo 'back under government control'
Liberation of Mosul Begins
Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivo...
European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up...
Aleppo 'back under government control'
Liberation of Mosul Begins
2015
Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
Politics
2015 2015
Politics
MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Oce...
Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Li...
Rebellion
2015 2015
Rebellion
2014
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five...
'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school
ISIS seizes city of Mosul
Politics
2014 2014
Politics
Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashe...
Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'
ISIS seizes city of Mosul
2013
Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
Algeria siege ends in bloodshed
South Sudan clashes 'kill 400-500'
Syrian rebels allege chemical attack
Algeria siege ends in bloodshed
South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies
Disasters
2013 2013
Disasters
South Sudan clashes 'kill 400-500'
French-led troops secure hold on Timbuktu
2012
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
Syrian forces hammer Aleppo
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
Disasters
2012 2012
Disasters
Syrian forces hammer Aleppo
2011
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Rebels move into central Tripoli
Coalition launches Libya attacks
South Sudan raises national flag
Laurent Gbagbo captured
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
99% vote to split in Southern Sudan
Disasters
2011 2011
Disasters
Rebels move into central Tripoli
2010
Crime
2010 2010
Crime
War & Army
2010 2010
War & Army
Politics
2010 2010
Politics
Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor
Rebellion
2010 2010
Rebellion
2009
Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya
Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
Pope visits Africa, reaffirms condom ban
Disasters
2009 2009
Disasters
Rebellion
2009 2009
Rebellion
2008
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Kenya 'turned into killing field'
Politics
2008 2008
Politics
Disasters
2008 2008
Disasters
Rebellion
2008 2008
Rebellion
2007
Riots erupt after president re-elected
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
Riots erupt after president re-elected
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Disasters
2007 2007
Disasters
Rebellion
2007 2007
Rebellion
2006
Crime
2006 2006
Crime
Islamists claim Mogadishu victory
Muslims blast pope's Islam speech
Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea
Islamists claim Mogadishu victory
2004
Crime
2004 2004
Crime
War & Army
2004 2004
War & Army
Politics
2004 2004
Politics
Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur
Rebellion
2004 2004
Rebellion
2003
Crime
2003 2003
Crime
Saddam's sons killed in raid
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
Rebellion
2003 2003
Rebellion
2002
Crime
2002 2002
Crime
War & Army
2002 2002
War & Army
Politics
2002 2002
Politics
1,800 people died as ferry sinks
Rebellion
2002 2002
Rebellion

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  US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites   The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons site...   Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers   An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board just after taking off from Boufarik military airport Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes Map of Eastern Ghouta Damascus Syria


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April 2018 ... more > Top ^
Apr. 21  Damascus  Experts finally visit Douma site
Apr. 16  Damascus  Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site
Apr. 13   Damascus  
Apr. 11   Algeria  
Apr.2  Johannesburg  Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81


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Mar.10  Damascus  Eastern Ghouta: Syrian army splits enclave in three


February 2018 ... more > Top ^
Feb.19   Damascus  
  Bombardments by Syrian government forces have killed dozens of civilians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, activists say
Feb.14   South Africa     Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party
  President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a TV statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect


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December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec.18   Johannesburg ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader


November 2017 ... more > Top ^
Nov.21   Zimbabwe     Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era
Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  He held power for 37 years and once said 'only God' could remove him. Mugabe ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin
Nov.15   Zimbabwe Army seizes power from Mugabe

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Oct.15   Somalia At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast


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Aug.15   Sierra Leone   At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide   At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital Aug.11  Kenya  Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga

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Jul.9   Mosul   Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS in the city
  Haider al-Abadi has visited Mosul to congratulate Iraqi forces for their victory over IS in the city. He was there to announce the city's full liberation


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May.26  Sicily  G7 summit agrees on countering terrorism but not climate change  Egypt  Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack May.6  Northern Nigeria  83 Chibok girls have been released

April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.9  Egypt  State of emergency after deadly Coptic church attacks

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Mar.12  Ethiopia  Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa

January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.21  Gambia  Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia

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December 2016 ... more > Top ^
Dec.22   Aleppo Aleppo 'back under government control'
Dec.14  Aleppo  Aleppo battle: Evacuation agreement 'back on' Dec.9  Gambia  Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh rejects election result

November 2016 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  Mosul  Mosul battle: Iraqi special forces 'break front line'

October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.17   Mosul Liberation of Mosul Begins


June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.15  Egypt  EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean

May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.29   Libya     European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants'
Map of Mediterranean Sea Libya
  Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says
May.18  Nigeria  Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria May.12  Damascus  Top Hezbollah commander Badreddine killed

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Apr.30   Kenya Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivory stockpile


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August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.6  Egypt  Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion

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Jul.29   Southern Africa     MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage   Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH37...

June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.26   Tunisia   Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'   At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials...

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.13  Burundi  Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's return 'thwarted'

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.14   Libya     Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya
Map of Mediterranean sea Libya  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144 Apr.2   Kenya   Garissa University assault 'killed 147'   The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students e...

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Mar.18   Tunisia Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed


February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.15  Eastern Libya  Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.12  Northern Nigeria  Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000

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October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.31  Burkina Faso  Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year rule after protests Oct.25  West Africa  Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 Oct.21   South Africa Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five years in prison


September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.26  West Africa  W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000' Sep.12  South Africa  Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide Sep.1  Somalia  U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.24   Mali Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali


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Jun.17  Libya  U.S. captures key Benghazi suspect in raid Jun.10   Mosul     ISIS seizes city of Mosul
  Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.15   Northern Nigeria     'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school
Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria  Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.22   Guinea     Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'
Map of southern Guinea Guinea  The virus has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever now believed to have killed nearly 60 people in southern Guinea

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December 2013 ... more > Top ^
Dec.23  Southern Sudan  'Mass ethnic killings' in South Sudan Dec.17   Southern Sudan South Sudan clashes 'kill 400-500'
Dec.6  CAR  'Hundreds dead' in CAR violence Dec.5   Johannesburg     South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies   South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95

November 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nov.4  Congo  DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels

October 2013 ... more > Top ^
Oct.9  Libya  Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men Oct.5  Libya  US forces seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.21   Kenya Gun battle at Kenya shopping center


August 2013 ... more > Top ^
Aug.21   Damascus     Syrian rebels allege chemical attack
  Opposition groups claimed that hundreds were killed when the government used chemical agents in rebel strongholds in the Damascus countryside Aug.6  Kenya  Major fire closes Nairobi airport

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jul.26  Egypt  Huge rival rallies grip Egypt

March 2013 ... more > Top ^
Mar.24  CAR  CAR President Bozize flees capital Mar.9  Kenya  Kenyatta wins Kenyan presidency

February 2013 ... more > Top ^
Feb.26  Egypt  Tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes in Egypt Feb.14   South Africa Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend


January 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jan.28   Mali French-led troops secure hold on Timbuktu
Jan.26  Egypt  Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest Jan.19   Algeria   Algeria siege ends in bloodshed   Algerian troops have ended a siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert killing 11 Islamist militants after they killed seven hostages Jan.14  Mali  Islamist rebels gaining ground in Mali

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December 2012 ... more > Top ^
Dec.25  Egypt  Voters back Egyptian constitution

November 2012 ... more > Top ^
Nov.22  Egypt  Egypt president takes new powers Nov.18  Congo  DR Congo rebels advance on Goma

September 2012 ... more > Top ^
Sep.12   Eastern Libya   Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya   Obama strongly condemned Wednesday the killing of J. Christopher Stevens, Washington's ambassador to Libya, in a mob attack at a U.S. Consul...

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Aug.17  South Africa  S African mining clash killed 34

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Jul.28   Aleppo Syrian forces hammer Aleppo


June 2012 ... more > Top ^
Jun.3  Nigeria  Passenger plane crashes into Lagos building

April 2012 ... more > Top ^
Apr.17  Southern Sudan  Sudans 'locked in logic of war'

March 2012 ... more > Top ^
Mar.22  Mali  Renegade soldiers declare coup in Mali Mar.17   Egypt Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies


February 2012 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Egypt Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes


January 2012 ... more > Top ^
Jan.21  Northern Nigeria  Official: Bombings kill 156 in Nigerian city Jan.6  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria hit by string of attacks

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October 2011 ... more > Top ^
Oct.27  Tunisia  Islamists win Tunisia's elections Oct.23  Eastern Libya  Libya's new leaders declare liberation Oct.20   Libya     Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead   Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said

September 2011 ... more > Top ^
Sep.9  Egypt  Protesters break into Israeli embassy

August 2011 ... more > Top ^
Aug.21   Libya Rebels move into central Tripoli


July 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jul.28  Eastern Libya  Top Libyan rebel commander killed Jul.19  Somalia  UN to declare famine in Somalia Jul.9   Southern Sudan   South Sudan raises national flag   Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have watched the raising of the new country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital

April 2011 ... more > Top ^
Apr.24  Libya  Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound Apr.11   Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo captured


March 2011 ... more > Top ^
Mar.27  Libya  Libyan rebels sweeping westwards Mar.19   Libya     Coalition launches Libya attacks  The UK, the US and France have begun attacking Libya as enforcement of the UN-mandated no-fly zone gets under way Mar.18  Eastern Libya  Fighting reported near Benghazi Mar.4  Eastern Libya  Libyan rebels locked in battles

February 2011 ... more > Top ^
Feb.21  Egypt  Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal' Feb.20   Eastern Libya More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre


January 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jan.30   Southern Sudan 99% vote to split in Southern Sudan
Jan.14   Tunisia Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins

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July 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jul.11   Johannesburg Spain win World Cup in extra time


May 2010 ... more > Top ^
May.12   Libya Child is sole Libya jet crash survivor


February 2010 ... more > Top ^
Feb.23  Sudan  Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels Feb.19  Morocco  Minaret collapse kills 41

January 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jan.8  Angola  Togo football team bus attacked

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August 2009 ... more > Top ^
Aug.20   Libya     Lockerbie bomber returns to Libya   Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, 57, has left Scotland on board a plane bound for Libya after being freed from prison on compassionate grounds

April 2009 ... more > Top ^
Apr.12   Somalia Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates


March 2009 ... more > Top ^
Mar.17   Cameroon Pope visits Africa, reaffirms condom ban


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September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.25   Somalia Pirates seize ship carrying tanks


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.17   Kenya Kenya 'turned into killing field'


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December 2007 ... more > Top ^
Dec.30  Kenya  Riots erupt after president re-elected

July 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jul.23  Libya  HIV medics released to Bulgaria

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September 2006 ... more > Top ^
Sep.14  Arab Countries  Muslims blast pope's Islam speech

June 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jun.5  Somalia  Islamists claim Mogadishu victory

February 2006 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3  Egypt  Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea

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Oct.17  Darfur  Report: Up to 70,000 dead in Darfur

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Jul.22  Mosul  Saddam's sons killed in raid May.21  Algeria  More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake

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Sep.27  Senegal  1,800 people died as ferry sinks