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Suspected extremists attack African Union base in Somalia
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber hit an African Union army base in central Somalia Tuesday....
Somali extremists kill 12 non-Muslims in northern Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Islamic extremist gunmen from neighboring Somalia killed 12 people in an attack on non-Muslims in Kenya's northern Mandera County, an official said Tuesday....
Kenya police say 12 people killed in extremist attack in Kenya's northern Mandera County near the Somali border
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya police say 12 people killed in extremist attack in Kenya's northern Mandera County near the Somali border....
Kenyan president commutes all death sentences
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has commuted all the death sentences handed out in the East African country....
South African opposition says ICC withdrawal is illegal
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's main opposition party on Monday tried to block a government plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, saying the move is illegal and that the country's top court should intervene....
ICC oversight chief calls on South Africa, Burundi to remain
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The chief of the International Criminal Court's oversight board called on South Africa and Burundi to abandon their decision to withdraw from the court, a move some fear could prompt a mass exodus of other African countries....
China says hostages held by Somali pirates were rescued
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Following more than four years in captivity, 26 Asian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates have been rescued from their captors, China's Foreign Ministry confirmed Monday....
Egypt's security chief warns of scheme to incite chaos
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's interior minister warned in comments published Monday that the country faced "unprecedented challenges" that require a decisive response by security forces, accusing the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood of inciting chaos....
Egypt detains 14 policemen over their role in jailbreak
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of 14 policemen for their alleged role in a deadly jailbreak last week in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia....
Reports: High-level Syrian delegation arrives in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian media is reporting that a high-level Syrian delegation has arrived in Cairo for talks with unnamed senior officials....