Mokhtar Belmokhtar: Top Islamist 'killed' in US strike

A top Islamist militant who ordered a deadly attack on an Algerian gas plant two years ago has been killed in a US air strike in Libya, officials say.

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Suicide bomber targets ancient Egyptian temple

A suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday near the ancient temple of Karnak in Luxor, one of Egypt's most famous tourist attractions, Egyptian authorities said.

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Ghana petrol station inferno kills about 175 in Accra

Some 175 people have died in a fire at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, officials say. The fire on Wednesday night started as people in the city were trying to cope with two days of heavy rain, which has left many homeless and without power.

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South Africa discovery reveals slave ship artefacts

Archaeologists hope the objects will help scholars, as well as be a memorial to all those caught up in the trade.

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Greece debt crisis talks held as deadline nears

The heads of both the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank have attended talks in Berlin in an attempt to reach a deal with Athens.

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Yemen conflict: Aid effort begins as truce takes hold

Residents said there were clashes in the southern city of Aden, the nearby provinces of Daleh, Shabwa, Lahj and Abyan, as well as the third city of Taiz, after the ceasefire started at 23:00 (20:00 GMT) on Tuesday, but that they ended soon after midnight.

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US offers $20m in rewards on 'four IS leaders'

The US government is offering rewards totalling $20m (£13m) for information on what it says are four leaders of the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

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Syria conflict: Aleppo civilians suffer 'unthinkable atrocities'

Civilians in Syria's second city of Aleppo are suffering unthinkable atrocities, Amnesty International says.

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