Algerian president Bouteflika resigns

Abdelaziz Bouteflika ALGIERS: Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has submitted his resignation, state news agency APS...

Death toll from attack on Mali’s herders hits 157

BAMAKO: The death toll from Saturday's attack by gunmen on villagers in central Mali has risen to 157, a government spokesman said,...

Apple apologizes after African students kicked out of a store

SYDNEY: An Apple manager has apologized to six teenagers of African descent after staff kicked them out of an Australian store citing concerns they...

Anti-Mugabe election coalition takes shape

HARARE: President Robert Mugabe's grip on power has faced little recent threat from Zimbabwe's splintered opposition, but efforts to forge a unified alliance in...

2 sides claim victory in Togo’s election as challenger cries foul

LOME: Soldiers patrol the streets following the declaration of President Faure Gnassingbe and candidate of the ruling Union for the Republic...

Zimbabwe cemetery becomes a bustling exercise hotspot – Poor exercise venues force people to...

HARARE: Caroline Vumbunu believes that exercising among the dead helps prolong her life. Every morning, the 59-year-old takes power walks in the Warren Hills...

Dozens killed in strike on Libya migrant center

TRIPOLI: International condemnation mounted yesterday after more than 40 migrants were killed in an air strike on a detention center in Libya...

Three linked to Calif terror attack arrested – Charges include conspiracy, marriage fraud

LOS ANGELES: The FBI arrested three people on Thursday, including the older brother of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, on charges of marriage fraud...

Boko Haram’s shadowy leader vows to fight on in new video

KANO: Boko Haram's shadowy leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new video vowing to fight on, shrugging off an apparent split in the...

Who killed UN experts in Congo?

A confidential file offers clues DAKAR: UN investigators Zaida Catalan and Michael Sharp were on familiar ground when they sat down with local leaders in...

War creates new uncertainty for refugees, migrants in Libya

Migrants risk abuse in and out of detention TRIPOLI: After three days at sea trying to reach Europe, Demba...

Kidnappings soar amid Boko Haram insurgency in Niger

Islamist insurgency claims hundreds of lives, ravaged communities NIAMEY: In the desert landscape of southeastern Niger, a radical Islamist...

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7th August