Clashes have erupted in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after a police officer killed a street vendor reportedly over the price of a cup of tea.
Police killing of vendor sparks riots in Egypt capital
Three Somali civilians have lost their lives in a shooting incident by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in the country’s capital, Mogadishu, police and witnesses say.
Three Somali civilians killed in shooting by Shabab militants
Sudan has called on neighboring Egypt to discuss two contested border areas near the Red Sea, days after Cairo transferred the ownership of two islands to Saudi Arabia.
Sudan calls on Egypt to hold talks over disputed border areas
The death toll from a raid carried out by gunmen in Ethiopia's border with South Sudan has risen to more than 200 people, officials say.
Ethiopia massacre toll rises to 208, with 100 kids abducted
At least 140 people, including women and children, have reportedly been killed after gunmen attacked an area near Ethiopia's border with South Sudan.
Gunmen kill 140 civilians near South Sudan: Ethiopia
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has acknowledged the receipt of new complaints of sexual abuse by peacekeepers.
UN says new sex abuse allegations in DR Congo
The NATO deputy secretary general says the military alliance is ready to help the new UN-sponsored Libyan government in building up security institutions if requested.
NATO to help Libya security if requested: Deputy chief
Protesters in the US city of Chicago stage a march to demand justice over the police killing of a 16-year-old African American boy under conflicting circumstances.
Chicago protest blasts police killing of black teenager
Sudanese people in the conflict-ridden Darfur have taken to the polls to vote as part of a three-day referendum on the unification of the region’s five states into one entity.
Sudan’s Darfur votes in referendum on political future
Nigerian secret police have laid the blame on the Biafra separatist group for the killing of 55 people after discovering shallow mass graves in the country's southeast.
Nigeria blames Biafra after mass graves unearthed

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