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Thousands flee Gambia as crisis deepens

Civilians and tourists leave and regional forces deploy as President Jammeh refuses to cede power despite election loss.

President Jammeh

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ICRC: Strike on Nigeria refugee camp killed at least 76

At least six ICRC staff members among 76 people killed in accidental bombing of camp for displaced people in Rann.

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Suicide attack kills dozens at army base in Mali's Gao

Dozens dead in car-bomb attack at camp housing government soldiers and rival armed groups in northern city of Gao.

Gao

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Gambia MPs extend President Jammeh's term

Resolution passed by the national assembly allows Jammeh to stay in power for 90 more days despite losing elections.

Yahya Jammeh

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Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency

Political crisis deepens as president refuses to step down following defeat in last month's presidential election.

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh

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MSF: Nigeria air strike on refugee camp kills dozens

Nigerian military says it accidentally bombed a refugee camp, killing at least 50 and wounding 120, according to MSF.

IDPs camp in Rann

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Gambia: Four ministers resign from Jammeh government

Finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment ministers quit Jammeh's government as end of his term looms.

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Suicide attack hits Nigeria's University of Maiduguri

At least four killed and 15 wounded when a suicide bomber believed to be a teenage girl detonated herself in Maiduguri.

University of Maiduguri

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Protests mark Tunisian revolution's sixth anniversary

Presidential convoy stoned by demonstrators, while protests grip cities and towns across Tunisia.

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Nearly 100 refugees missing after boat sinks off Libya

Search and rescue operation under way as latest boat disaster in the Mediterranean Sea kills at least eight.

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