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Dozen of bodies found in Burkina Faso, and rights group suspects extrajudicial killings

8 July 2020, 7:30 PM

At least 180 bodies have been found in common graves in Djibo, a town in the north of Burkina Faso, Human Rights Watch (HRW), said in a report released on Wednesday, saying that the killings were likely carried out by government forces.

US Supreme Court heaps more damages on Sudan in embassy bombing cases

19 May 2020, 2:53 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a legal setback to Sudan on Monday, ruling that the African nation cannot avoid punitive damages in lawsuits accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.

Kenya urges Somalia to speedily investigate fatal plane crash

5 May 2020, 7:09 PM

Kenya on Tuesday called for an urgent investigation into the fatal crash of a private cargo plane in Somalia amid unconfirmed reports it may have been shot down.

Boko Haram militants kill 92 Chadian soldiers: President

25 March 2020, 5:11 PM

Boko Haram militants killed 92 Chadian soldiers and wounded 47 more in the deadliest attack ever on the country’s military, President Idriss Deby said late on Tuesday.

Sudan agrees to compensate families of USS Cole victims – state news agency

13 February 2020, 9:10 PM

Sudan has agreed to compensate the families of sailors killed in an al Qaeda attack on the USS Cole warship 20 years ago, state news agency SUNA said on Thursday, part of government efforts to remove the country from a list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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