12 Brotherhood members arrested in Cairo

12 Brotherhood members arrested in Cairo

Security forces guarding Tahrir Sqaure in Cairo and surrounding areas have arrested 12 Muslim Brotherhood members, the Interior Ministry claimed in a statement on Sunday.According ...

CAR govt condemns minister’s kidnapping, opens probe

CAR govt condemns minister’s kidnapping, opens probe

The government of the Central African Republic (CAR) has unequivocally condemned the kidnapping on Sunday morning of Youth and Sports Minister, Armel Ningatoloum and immediately ...

Egypt: 16 killed in Sunday protests – Health Ministry

Egypt: 16 killed in Sunday protests – Health Ministry

The death toll from Sunday's protests in Egypt has risen to 16, said the spokesperson of Health Ministry, Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.The protests were called to commemorate the 2011 ...

Motorcyclists kidnap CAR Youth Minister

Motorcyclists kidnap CAR Youth Minister

The Central African Youth and Sports Minister Armel Sayo Ningatoloum, who was driving a car in the company of his family has been kidnapped in the Galabadjia neighborhood of the 8th ...

Australia pledges support to stem Nigeria insurgency

Australia pledges support to stem Nigeria insurgency

Australia has pledged its support to Nigeria to defeat a five-year insurgency being waged by the militant group Boko Haram.The Australian High Commissioner, Mr Jonathan Richardson, ...

Ajnad Misr claims responsibility for Cairo bombing

Ajnad Misr claims responsibility for Cairo bombing

The militant group Ajnad Misr or Soldiers of Egypt has claimed responsibility for an explosion which occurred outside a sports club in Cairo earlier on Sunday, injuring two ...

Nigeria’s ex-militants make poll threat

Nigeria’s ex-militants make poll threat

Nigeria's Niger Delay ex-militant leaders have met over the weekend and resolved to return to so-called trench warfare if President Goodluck Jonathan bid for re-election founders. ...

12 Brotherhood members arrested in Cairo

Security forces guarding Tahrir Sqaure in Cairo and surrounding areas have arrested 12 Muslim Brotherhood members, the Interior Ministry claimed in a statement on Sunday.According to the ministry, security forces dispersed citizens who gathered at the square to "celebrate" the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising and caught the dozen Brotherhood members, who infiltrated the rally. The ministry added one ...

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CAR govt condemns minister’s kidnapping, opens probe

The government of the Central African Republic (CAR) has unequivocally condemned the kidnapping on Sunday morning of Youth and Sports Minister, Armel Ningatoloum and immediately announced opening an inquiry on the incident. The minister was driving a car in the company of his family in a district of Bangui when bikers ordered him out of the vehicle and to follow them. Since then, there has been no news of ...

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Egypt: 16 killed in Sunday protests – Health Ministry

The death toll from Sunday's protests in Egypt has risen to 16, said the spokesperson of Health Ministry, Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.The protests were called to commemorate the 2011 uprising which overthrew former leader Hosni Mubarak. Cairo alone saw 13 deaths, two in Beheira and one in Alexandria, Ghaffer said. "Two died in Beheira after the explosion of an IED they were trying to plant, and two were killed in ...

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Motorcyclists kidnap CAR Youth Minister

The Central African Youth and Sports Minister Armel Sayo Ningatoloum, who was driving a car in the company of his family has been kidnapped in the Galabadjia neighborhood of the 8th Borough of the capital Bangui by a group of bikers.The abductors Sunday morning pulled Ningatoloum out of his vehicle before spiriting him away to an unknown location. According to some sources, the captors are suspected members ...

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Australia pledges support to stem Nigeria insurgency

Australia has pledged its support to Nigeria to defeat a five-year insurgency being waged by the militant group Boko Haram.The Australian High Commissioner, Mr Jonathan Richardson, told journalists at the celebration of Australia Day on Saturday in Abuja that terrorism is a global scourge which needs to be defeated. Richardson said that Australia was offering its support through the Office of the National ...

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Ajnad Misr claims responsibility for Cairo bombing

The militant group Ajnad Misr or Soldiers of Egypt has claimed responsibility for an explosion which occurred outside a sports club in Cairo earlier on Sunday, injuring two policemen."Despite doubled security measures and precautions, we got to them to prove their vulnerability and disability," the group said on a twitter account believed to belong to the militant movement. Ajnad Misr has claimed ...

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Nigeria’s ex-militants make poll threat

Nigeria's Niger Delay ex-militant leaders have met over the weekend and resolved to return to so-called trench warfare if President Goodluck Jonathan bid for re-election founders. Leading former Niger Delta Militia Commanders led by the ex-war lord, Chief Government Ekpemopulo (a.k.aTompolo) vowed to take up arms against other groups plotting to derail the second term ambition of President Jonathan. Tompolo ...

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Egypt: Prosecution summons police over activist’s killing

Egypt's top prosecutor has ordered the summoning of police personnel involved in the dispersal of Saturday's protest in Cair, in which activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh was killed.A statement from Prosecutor General, Hisham Barakat on Sunday ordered an “immediate and extensive� investigation into Sabbagh's killing and the role of the police in quellling the protests. The prosecution said it has taken steps to ...

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Nigerian press focus on polls, campaign promises, others

The conduct of February's polls, electoral promises, political frictions and intrigues have attracted the attention of Nigerian newspapers on Sunday.The Guardian led with the country's conduct of the election saying that military authorities have promised to work for the peaceful conduct of the forthcoming polls. This Day reported that President Goodluck Jonathan promised on Saturday in Maiduguri that the ...

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Libyan gunmen attack UNDP guards

Unidentified gunmen have opened fire on a unit of the Libyan police guarding the headquarters of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tripoli.Security officials confirmed on Sunday that one member of the unit later died of his wounds after Friday afternoon's shooting. They said the men in a speeding car opened fire at random at guards protecting the UNDP headquarters who did not return fire. No ...

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