Category Archives: fox-news/world/world-regions/africa

{FD} Niger attack leaves 4 US soldiers dead: What to know

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Four U.S. servicemembers were killed on Oct. 4 in Niger by Islamic militants, armed with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/politics/executive/white-house, fox-news/us/military, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Niger attack leaves 4 US soldiers dead: What to know

{FD} Pentagon updates Niger ambush timeline, says US troops called for air support hour after attack

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Amid immense speculation surrounding the ambush in Niger earlier this month that left four U.S. troops dead, a top U.S. general addressed the ambush’s timeline and provided new details on the attack. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/us/military, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Pentagon updates Niger ambush timeline, says US troops called for air support hour after attack

{FD} Morocco: 6 held in probe of alleged terror plot by IS cell

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Moroccan authorities say they have arrested six people suspected of being involved in the “terrorist plans” of an extremist cell allegedly linked to the Islamic State group. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/terrorism, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Morocco: 6 held in probe of alleged terror plot by IS cell

{FD} Critic of Rwanda’s long-time president denied bail

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Rwandan court has denied bail to a critic of President Paul Kagame. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Critic of Rwanda’s long-time president denied bail

{FD} Tanzania accused of arresting exiled Burundian rebel leaders

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Burundian rebel group says Tanzanian authorities have arrested four of its top leaders. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Tanzania accused of arresting exiled Burundian rebel leaders

{FD} Doctors in Malawi condemn mob attacks amid ‘vampire’ rumors

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A doctors’ association in Malawi says some health workers have been attacked by mobs convinced that blood-sucking vampires are roaming some parts of the country. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Doctors in Malawi condemn mob attacks amid ‘vampire’ rumors

{FD} Egypt says destroyed arms convoy crossing from Libya

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Egypt’s military says it has destroyed eight vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunition and explosives, and killed militants in the western desert, after they crossed borders with neighboring Libya. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Egypt says destroyed arms convoy crossing from Libya

{FD} 13 killed after suicide bombing attack in northeast Nigeria

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say 13 people have been killed by a suicide bombing in Maiduguri. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/terrorism, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} 13 killed after suicide bombing attack in northeast Nigeria

{FD} EU prolongs sanctions against Burundi officials

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The European Union has extended for a year travel bans and asset freezes against four top officials in Burundi for their role in fomenting unrest in the central African country. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/europe, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} EU prolongs sanctions against Burundi officials

{FD} The Latest: UN, AU appeal for peace before tense Kenya vote

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The Latest on Kenya before its re-run of the presidential election on Oct. 26 (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} The Latest: UN, AU appeal for peace before tense Kenya vote

{FD} UN, AU appeal for peace ahead of tense Kenya vote

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The United Nations and the African Union are appealing for peace as tensions build in Kenya, where the main opposition group says it will boycott a planned presidential election on Thursday. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} UN, AU appeal for peace ahead of tense Kenya vote

{FD} Fossilized teeth dating back 9.7 million years could ‘rewrite’ human history

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Dental remains discovered by German paleontologists who were sifting through gravel and sand in a former bed of the Rhine River could potentially lead to a “rewriting” of human history. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/science, fox-news/science, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/europe, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Fossilized teeth dating back 9.7 million years could ‘rewrite’ human history

{FD} Somalia roadside bombing kills 6 north of Mogadishu

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Somali police officer says a roadside bomb has killed six people and injured three others. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Somalia roadside bombing kills 6 north of Mogadishu

{FD} Kenya’s Kenyatta urges peace ahead of poll as tensions rise

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans to maintain peace ahead of fresh presidential elections next week as at least one person was shot and wounded by police amid a rise in ethnic tensions in the capital. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Kenya’s Kenyatta urges peace ahead of poll as tensions rise

{FD} Egypt sentences 11 to death over attacks on police

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

An Egyptian criminal court has confirmed death sentences for 11 men and handed down life sentences to 14 others over charges including attempted murder of policemen. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Egypt sentences 11 to death over attacks on police

{FD} 11 killed in continued violence in Ethiopia’s restive region

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Regional officials in Ethiopia say 11 people were killed in clashes in the restive Oromia region as the country continues to experience anti-government protests that at times lead to ethnic violence. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} 11 killed in continued violence in Ethiopia’s restive region

{FD} Namibian diamond town opens gates to the public

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A diamond-mining town in Namibia that previously restricted visitors has opened to the public in hopes of boosting tourism and diversifying its economy. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Namibian diamond town opens gates to the public

{FD} Rhino charges, injures suspected poacher in Namibia

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Last week, in the southwest African nation of Namibia, one rhino fought back against poachers, injuring one. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Rhino charges, injures suspected poacher in Namibia

{FD} Sgt. La David T. Johnson, US soldier subject of political fracas, laid to rest

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The U.S. soldier at the center of the political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman was laid to rest on Saturday. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/politics, fox-news/politics/executive, fox-news/us/military/heroism, fox-news/world/united-nations, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Sgt. La David T. Johnson, US soldier subject of political fracas, laid to rest

{FD} Shock as Zimbabwe’s Mugabe named WHO ‘goodwill ambassador’

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a “goodwill ambassador” for the World Health Organization by the agency’s first African leader. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Shock as Zimbabwe’s Mugabe named WHO ‘goodwill ambassador’

{FD} Egyptian officials say 54 police killed in Cairo shootout

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Egyptian security officials say at least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Egyptian officials say 54 police killed in Cairo shootout

{FD} Egyptian officials say 55 police killed in Cairo shootout

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Egyptian security officials say at least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Egyptian officials say 55 police killed in Cairo shootout

{FD} With single weekly flight, remote St. Helena extends welcome

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The Gates of Chaos, Lot’s Wife, Old Woman’s Valley, Man and Horse Cliffs. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} With single weekly flight, remote St. Helena extends welcome

{FD} Niger attack: Final farewell Saturday for Sgt. La David Johnson

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A funeral service was scheduled for Saturday morning at Christ the Rock Church in Cooper City, Fla., for U.S. Army Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson, one of four U.S. Green Berets killed in Niger on Oct. 4. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/politics, fox-news/us/military/heroism, fox-news/world/united-nations, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Niger attack: Final farewell Saturday for Sgt. La David Johnson

{FD} Kenya: Helicopter plunges into lake after hotel takeoff

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Kenyan official says a helicopter has plunged into Lake Nakuru in the Rift Valley moments after taking off from a nearby hotel. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Kenya: Helicopter plunges into lake after hotel takeoff

{FD} Somalia’s death toll now at 358 as ‘state of war’ planned

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The death toll in Somalia’s deadliest attack has risen to 358 while dozens remain missing. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/us, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/americas, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Somalia’s death toll now at 358 as ‘state of war’ planned

{FD} Somalia to announce ‘state of war’ against al-Shabab following deadly truck bombing

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia is expected to announce a “state of war” against al-Shabab, the extremist group held responsible for last week’s deadly truck bombing that killed at least 358 people. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/terrorism, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Somalia to announce ‘state of war’ against al-Shabab following deadly truck bombing

{FD} UN says 2 peacekeepers wounded in Central African Republic

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The U.N. says two peacekeepers in Central African Republic have been wounded in clashes with mostly Christian anti-Balaka militias who attacked the southern town of Pombolo. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/religion, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} UN says 2 peacekeepers wounded in Central African Republic

{FD} Egyptian official: 14 policemen killed southwest of Cairo

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

An Egyptian security official says 14 policemen have been killed in a shootout with militants southwest Cairo. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Egyptian official: 14 policemen killed southwest of Cairo

{FD} 140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on ‘vampires’

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Police in Malawi say they have made 140 arrests after deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be “vampires.” Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} 140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on ‘vampires’

{FD} Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light exports

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigeria subsidiary says it has lifted the force majeure imposed on Bonny Light crude oil exports a month ago. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light exports

{FD} The Latest: Thousands gather at Somalia attack site to pray

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The Latest on Somalia’s deadliest attack (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Thousands of anguished Somalis have gathered to pray at the site of the country’s deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} The Latest: Thousands gather at Somalia attack site to pray

{FD} Uganda expels North Korea military experts over UN sanctions

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Ugandan official says North Korean military experts and representatives of North Korean companies have been forced to leave the country, in a bid to comply with United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/asia, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Uganda expels North Korea military experts over UN sanctions

{FD} Uganda police hold opposition leader over attempted murder

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Ugandan police have detained the country’s most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Uganda police hold opposition leader over attempted murder

{FD} Kenya’s police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Kenya’s national police say four people have been killed in recent opposition demonstrations as the fresh presidential election approaches next week. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Kenya’s police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations

{FD} US drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia attack

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The U.S. military says it carried out a drone strike this week against al-Shabab in Somalia, shortly after the extremist group was blamed for the country’s deadliest attack. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} US drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia attack

{FD} Egypt releases Egyptian-Irish after 4 years detention

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Egyptian authorities have released an Irish-Egyptian man who was detained for four years on charges related to a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo in 2013. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/europe, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Egypt releases Egyptian-Irish after 4 years detention

{FD} $50,000 payments help grieving Gaza families end blood feuds

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

As the rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas move to reconcile, families of loved ones killed in Gaza’s civil war a decade ago are also learning to get along. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} $50,000 payments help grieving Gaza families end blood feuds

{FD} Niger ambush leaves 4 US soldiers dead: What to know

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Four U.S. service members were killed on Oct. 4 in Niger by Islamic militants, armed with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/politics/executive/white-house, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Niger ambush leaves 4 US soldiers dead: What to know

{FD} Niger ambush details scarce as McCain suggests need for subpoena

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The ambush in Niger earlier this month that left four U.S. troops dead has been the subject of immense speculation, not only concerning President Trump’s public response to the tragedy but also about what actually happened on the ground that day. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/us/military, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/terrorism, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, FoxNews.com, Lucas Tomlinson, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Niger ambush details scarce as McCain suggests need for subpoena

{FD} Rejected asylum seeker convicted of rape in Germany amid victim insults

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A rejected asylum seeker who raped a 23-year-old German woman in front of her boyfriend after threatening the couple with a saw — and who then called the victim “a **********” in court — was sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison Thursday. Continue reading

Posted in article, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/europe, FoxNews.com, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Rejected asylum seeker convicted of rape in Germany amid victim insults

{FD} Tanzania arrests 12 suspected of promoting homosexuality

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Tanzanian police say they are holding 12 men, including two South Africans, for questioning over allegations of promoting homosexuality in this East African country. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Tanzania arrests 12 suspected of promoting homosexuality

{FD} Video released of Mali troops held by al-Qaida-linked group

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A video has been released that reportedly shows 11 Mali soldiers held hostage by an extremist group linked to al-Qaida. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Video released of Mali troops held by al-Qaida-linked group

{FD} Turkey seeks Nigeria’s support against US-based cleric

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged cooperation with Nigeria in its fight against Boko Haram but said he expected the African nation’s support against a movement led by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen whom Ankara accuses of orchestrating l… Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/europe, fox-news/world/world-regions/middle-east, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Turkey seeks Nigeria’s support against US-based cleric

{FD} UK probes alleged money laundering link to South Africa

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

U.K. authorities are investigating allegations that British banks inadvertently acted as conduits for money laundering linked to corruption in South Africa. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/europe, fox-news/world/world-regions/united-kingdom, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} UK probes alleged money laundering link to South Africa

{FD} Rejected Ghanaian asylum-seeker convicted of rape in Germany

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A rejected asylum seeker from Ghana has been convicted of raping a camper in Germany. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, fox-news/world/world-regions/europe, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Rejected Ghanaian asylum-seeker convicted of rape in Germany

{FD} Kenya police disperse demonstrators despite court order

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A witness says police fired rifles and tear gas to disperse demonstrators preparing to protest police killings of opposition supporters. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Kenya police disperse demonstrators despite court order

{FD} Hangman’s job in Zimbabwe gets ‘flood’ of applications

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The job of hangman used to be unpopular in Zimbabwe. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Hangman’s job in Zimbabwe gets ‘flood’ of applications

{FD} 5 dead, 60 arrested during Togo protests for term limits

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Togo’s security minister says at least five people have been killed in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters demonstrating for presidential term limits. Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} 5 dead, 60 arrested during Togo protests for term limits

{FD} UN chief heading to conflict-torn Central African Republic

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he is going to conflict-torn Central African Republic next week to spotlight growing communal tensions, spreading violence and deteriorating humanitarian situation as well as highlight the work of … Continue reading

Posted in article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/world, fox-news/world, fox-news/world/religion, fox-news/world/world-regions/africa, Syndication | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} UN chief heading to conflict-torn Central African Republic