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Yemen and Somalia 'months away' from famine

Conflict-hit countries have only 3-4 months before millions are at risk of famine, Red Cross says.

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ICC gives Jean-Pierre Bemba extra year in prison

Jailed ex-VP of the Democratic Republic of Congo sentenced to an additional year in prison for corruption by the ICC.

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Multiple bomb blasts rock Nigeria's Maiduguri

At least three people killed and 18 others wounded by explosions at a refugee camp in Maiduguri, officials say.

Nigerian city of Maiduguri

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Police: Nigeria market attack kills women, children

At least 17 people killed in the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes between locals and Fulani herdsmen.

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Car bomb kills at least 5 in Somalia's capital

Blast near the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu targeted a security checkpoint with soldiers among the dead.

A wounded man

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East Libyan forces accused of Benghazi executions

Forces of renegade general Khalifa Haftar to investigate abuses after video emerges of troops parading with corpses.

Benghazi executions

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Ghana tree fall kills at least 18 in waterfall pool

At least 20 more people also injured in the incident near Kintampo town, according to police.

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Police displace thousands in Nigeria's Otodo-Gbame slum

Police demolish the homes of more than 4,700 people in Lagos' Otodo-Gbame as they clear area in defiance of court order.

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East Libyan forces claim victory in southwest Banghazi

Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army kills 23 rival fighters and arrests six more, ending weeks of siege.

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Burundi's capital hit by floods

Roughly a month's worth of rain in a night destroys homes in Bujumbura.

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