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UN-backed Libyan premier to hand over power by end of October

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Getty Images Fayez al-Serraj, the prime minister of Libya’s internationally recognised government, said on Wednesday he intended to hand over power by the end of...
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Libyan protestors burn eastern government offices

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Protesters in Libya’s second city Benghazi set fire to the headquarters of the parallel eastern administration controlled by strongman Khalifa Haftar, a security source said...
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Morocco warns of growing Islamic State in African Sahel-Sahara region

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A cell of dangerous terrorists with allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) found with explosive belts, kilos of ammonium nitrate — the same substance behind...
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83 stranded migrants rescued in Sahara desert

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Reuters Eighty-three migrants were saved last week after their smugglers abandoned them in the Sahara desert in northern Niger, the International Organisation for Migration said...
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Tunisian police kill three suspected militants after fatal attack on officer

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Police in Tunisia chased and shot dead three suspected Islamist militants after they attacked two police officers, killing one of them, in the coastal city...
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Six Chadian soldiers killed in attacks – officials

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Six Chadian soldiers were killed near the Libyan border and in the southern Lake Chad region where Nigeria’s Boko Haram jihadists have stepped up attacks,...
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Libyan interior minister suspended after gunmen shot protesters

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Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord on Friday said the interior minister had been suspended after militia gunmen fired on peaceful protesters last week. “Interior...
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44,000 people missing in Nigeria, Ethiopia, other parts of Africa

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Getty Images The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has revealed that about 44,000 people are registered as missing across the African continent, with...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...