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10 suspects linked to Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast attacks
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Authorities say they now have arrested 10 people in connection with attacks in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast, most of them charged with providing help and shelter to the jihadists....

At least 15 killed in suicide bomb attacks in north Cameroon
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- Two suicide bombings carried out by Islamic extremists in northern Cameroon have killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens, authorities said Thursday....

Plight of African lions persists 1 year after Cecil killing
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Some call it the Cecil the lion effect....

No Independence Day for South Sudan; it says can't afford it
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- The world's youngest country has cancelled its Independence Day celebrations, saying what little money it has would be better spent elsewhere as it recovers from a devastating civil war....

Police: 15 killed as roadside bomb hits minibus in Somalia
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A police officer says a roadside bomb has struck a minibus outside Somalia's capital, killing at least 15 people....

3 killed, 6 hurt in attack on Malian military near Timbuktu
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- The Malian military says a convoy came under attack not far from the town of Timbuktu in the country's volatile north....

Congo president: Nothing can stop November elections
KINDU, Congo (AP) -- Congo's president says nothing can stop long-awaited elections from taking place even as fears mount of a possible delay....

Egypt marks new holiday amid violence in Sinai, near Libya
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt celebrated the army's 2013 overthrow of an Islamist president with a new national holiday on Thursday, a day that also saw a series of deadly militant attacks in Sinai and clashes with smugglers near the nation's porous border with Libya....

Priest, 2 members of security forces killed in Egypt's Sinai
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Egyptian officials say a Christian priest and two members of the country's security forces have been killed by suspected Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula's turbulent north....

Investigators: EgyptAir wreckage shows heat damage, smoke
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian investigators said Wednesday that wreckage from the EgyptAir flight that crashed in May shows "signs of damage because of high temperature" and that a flight data recorder indicates there was smoke on board....