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Voting underway in Burundi for new president

Voting underway in Burundi for new president

Polling stations opened Wednesday in Burundi for a presidential election that is proceeding despite the coronavirus pandemic and a tense campaign marked by violence and repression ...

Sudan soldier kills 2 on speeding rickshaw during curfew

Sudan soldier kills 2 on speeding rickshaw during curfew

A Sudanese soldier fatally shot the occupants of a tuk-tuk that sped through a military checkpoint in Khartoum during a coronavirus curfew, the army said Sunday.

At least 17 dead in Venezuela prison riot: military

At least 17 dead in Venezuela prison riot: military

At least 17 inmates were killed Friday in a Venezuelan prison riot, military authorities said.

Boko Haram bombers kill seven in Cameroon

Boko Haram bombers kill seven in Cameroon

Seven people were killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria's Boko Haram militant group, attacked a village in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police and a local official said.

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were trampled to death on Monday in a stampede for food and money for refugees in southeast Niger, sources said.

Cameroon army blames accident for village 'massacre'

Cameroon army blames accident for village 'massacre'

Cameroon's army on Monday denied opposition charges that it had massacred villagers in a restive anglophone region, blaming instead an ‘unfortunate accident’ caused by an explosion of fuel during a firefight.

Philippine troops rescue two abducted Indonesians

Philippine troops rescue two abducted Indonesians

Philippine troops rescued two abducted Indonesian sailors in a Sunday pre-dawn raid on an militant stronghold which left two dead, a military official said.

Hong Kong police say suspect fired shot during protest-related arrest

Hong Kong police say suspect fired shot during protest-related arrest

Hong Kong police on Saturday said an armed suspect fired a live round at officers as they tried to arrest him in an operation linked to the months of pro-democracy protests engulfing the city.

Amnesty says 304 killed in Iran unrest, thousands arrested including children

Amnesty says 304 killed in Iran unrest, thousands arrested including children

At least 304 people have been killed in Iran during anti-government unrest that broke out last month, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong protesters aim for big turnout at rare sanctioned march

Hong Kong protesters aim for big turnout at rare sanctioned march

Hong Kong democracy protesters are hoping for huge crowds later Sunday at a rally they have billed as a ‘last chance’ for the city's pro-Beijing leaders in a major test for the six-month-old movement.

UN peacekeeping chief visits restive eastern DR Congo after protests

UN peacekeeping chief visits restive eastern DR Congo after protests

The United Nations peacekeeping chief arrived on Saturday in eastern DR Congo where anti-UN protests have erupted after militia attacks that have left more than 100 people dead since the start of the month.

Iraq's deadly unrest closes roads, schools across south

Iraq's deadly unrest closes roads, schools across south

Iraqi anti-government protesters blocked roads in the country's south with burning tyres on Wednesday, as schools and public offices stayed shut a day after deadly clashes with security forces.