Algerian president Bouteflika resigns

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

Nigerians join online protests to denounce police brutality

Police team held after football fan shot dead LAGOS: Tens of thousands of Nigerians came together online yesterday...

Bouteflika to quit ‘before mandate ends’ on April 28

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ALGIERS: Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate expires on...

‘Conversion is not your mission’, pope tells Catholics in Morocco

Pontiff promotes inter-religious dialogue RABAT: Pope Francis told Morocco's tiny Catholic community yesterday their role in the predominantly Muslim...

Cellphone apps fight Africa sexual taboos

PRAIA, Cape Verde: When Charles Immanuel Akhimien was a medical student he was shocked to learn that a former classmate had died...

Pope, Moroccan King: Jerusalem must be open to all

RABAT: Pope Francis joined Morocco’s King Mohammed VI yesterday in declaring Jerusalem the “common patrimony” of Christians, Jews and Muslims, on the...

Somalia bomb explosion hits restaurant; 11 dead

MOGADISHU: At least 11 people died when a bomb exploded on a busy street and ripped into a nearby restaurant in Somalia's...

Phone bill? cars? Wealthier Egyptians lose subsidies, prompting complaints

Holders of around 400,000 subsidy cards may lose access CAIRO: Many of the Egyptians crammed into a tent in...

Egypt union expels actors over Sisi criticism

ALEXANDRIA: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi welcomes Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander...

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,...

Algerian Army chief calls for declaring Bouteflika unfit

ALGIERS: Algeria's army chief called yesterday for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be declared unfit to govern, in a rare direct intervention by...

More than 130 massacred in Mali; UN shocked, outraged

Victims shot or hacked to death with machetes BAMAKO: More than 130 people were killed in an attack...

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