Sierra Leone entered a week-long mourning period for the victims of flooding that killed more than 300 people, with fears rising for at least 600 missing people.
More than 300 killed, 600 missing in Sierra Leone floods
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi Tuesday sympathized with Sierra Leone government and people over the deadly landslide that has left scores killed in the West African nation.
Iran sympathizes with Sierra Leone over deadly landslide
Hundreds of people are feared dead after a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, officials and witnesses say.
Hundreds feared dead in mudslide near Freetown
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta urged the opposition on Monday to avoid violent protests and take any complaints they have over last week's election to court.
Kenya president tells opposition to challenge vote in court
At least 18 people including foreigners were killed and a dozen others wounded in a "terrorist attack" by terrorists on a Turkish restaurant in the Burkina Faso capital, the government said Monday.
(video) 18 killed in 'terrorist attack' on Burkina Faso restaurant
Iranian Ambassador in Pretoria Mohsen Qomi Movahedi said South Africa enjoys proper situation for exporting Iranian commodities and services.
Envoy: South Africa best country for exporting Iranian commodities
At least seventeen people have been killed and nine others wounded after suspected Takfiri terrorists opened fire on people in a restaurant popular with foreigners in Burkina Faso’s capital, officials said.
17 killed, nine wounded in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant
The United Nations urged Kenya's defeated opposition to calm its supporters after claims of election rigging sparked violent protests that officials said left 11 people dead.
UN calls for calm in Kenya after deadly protests
In an escalation of Kenya's deadly election violence, police on Saturday fired live ammunition at rioters and used tear gas on vehicles carrying opposition officials trying to enter a Nairobi slum where they have strong support.
Death toll rises in turmoil after Kenya's election
Kenyan police killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the reelection of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums ringing the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.
Eleven dead in Kenya as post-election riots flare (video)

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