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IS Sinai attack ‘kills 18 Egyptian police’ Source:

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 00:00

At least 18 policemen have been killed in an attack on a convoy in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula claimed by so-called Islamic State, security sources say.

Hurricane Irma hits mainland US

Monday, 11 September 2017 00:00

The centre of Hurricane Irma has hit mainland Florida, just south of Naples, amid warnings of storm surges as high as 15ft (4.5m).

At least 80 arrested after Togo's latest anti-government protests

Monday, 11 September 2017 00:00

At least 80 opposition protesters have been arrested after two days of demonstration demanding the departure of President Faure Gnassingbe.

Obama: Axing young migrant scheme is ‘wrong’

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 00:00

Former US President Barack Obama has attacked the Trump administration for scrapping his scheme to protect young undocumented migrants from deportation.

Lesotho army chief dies in office gun battle

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 00:00

Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Lt-Gen Khoantle Motšomotšo, was shot dead on Tuesday morning during a gun battle with Lt-Col Tefo Hashatsi and Lt-Col Bulane Sechele at Ratjomose barracks.

Flood-hit Houston imposes curfew

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 00:00

The US city of Houston has declared a night-time curfew as it battles the impact of Hurricane Harvey.

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US: ‘All options’ open on North Korea

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 00:00

US President Donald Trump has said North Korea's latest missile launch signals "contempt" for its neighbours and the UN.
He said the North would only increase its isolation and that "all options" were on the table.

African leaders blasted for 'health tourism'

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 00:00

A South African minister has criticised African leaders who seek medical treatment abroad. Aaron Motsoaledi condemned "health tourism" while speaking in Zimbabwe.

Liberian opposition party alleges plot to kill Weah

Monday, 28 August 2017 00:00

The national youth wing of main opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) is accusing some executives of the ruling Unity Party of allegedly hiring assassins to kill presidential candidate Sen.

HIV status of thousands of patients revealed in envelopes

Monday, 28 August 2017 00:00

US healthcare provider Aetna has apologised after letters sent to thousands of patients publicly displayed their HIV status.