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Deaths as car bomb hits Libya's Benghazi

At least 22 dead and 20 others wounded in powerful car bomb attack as alliance of armed groups claims responsibility.

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Zimbabwe police violently break up anti-Mugabe protests

Police use batons to beat protesters marching to government buildings after opposition gets boost from war veterans.

War veteran activists

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Tunisian president nominates new prime minister

Youssef Chahed, the prime minister-designate, warns Tunisians to brace themselves for "exceptional sacrifices".

Beji Caid Essebsi [right], Youssef Chahed

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Outcry as Tunisian president proposes relative for PM

Critics accuse Tunisia's Beji Caid Essebsi of nepotism as he promotes a relative for the premiership.

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Nigeria: 'Army killed 347 Shia followers of Zakzaky'

Soldiers killed followers of preacher Zakzaky and dumped them in a mass grave, public inquiry says.

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South Sudan minister resigns, calls for Kiir to go

Leading opposition minister Lam Akol has resigned, dealing a major blow to the country's fragile peace deal.

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Zimbabwe: War veterans arrested for 'insulting Mugabe'

Police in Zimbabwe have arrested several senior war veterans who called for President Robert Mugabe to step down.

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Bodies of 120 refugees found on Libya shores in 10 days

Latest figures are from shipwrecks that were not previously known, IOM says, amid rising concern over refugee deaths.

Libya shores

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UNHCR: Violence in South Sudan prompts mass flight

United Nation's refugee agency says up to 60,000 people have left South Sudan over the past three weeks.

South Sudanese refugees

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US warplanes target ISIL in Libya for first time

Airstrikes are backing Libyan forces seeking to retake city of Sirte from ISIL.

Libyan city of Sirte

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