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Protests mark Tunisian revolution's sixth anniversary

Presidential convoy stoned by demonstrators, while protests grip cities and towns across Tunisia.

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Nearly 100 refugees missing after boat sinks off Libya

Search and rescue operation under way as latest boat disaster in the Mediterranean Sea kills at least eight.

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Mutinying troops strike deal with government in Bouake

Rebelling soldiers promised $8,000 bonuses after they seized control of cities, forcing government into negotiations.

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US lifts 20-year economic embargo on Sudan

Trade and financial sanctions to end after Sudanese government makes efforts to improve regional security.

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Adama Barrow heads to Mali for Gambia crisis talks

Winner of presidential vote heads to Bamako as last-ditch regional attempts to persuade Yahya Jammeh to step down fail.

Adama Barrow

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AU fails to persuade Yahya Jammeh to step down

African Union says it will not recognise Yahya Jammeh's presidency unless he steps aside when his mandate expires.

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AU to cease recognising Jammeh as Gambia's President

AU says it will not recognize Jammeh's presidency if he does not step aside when his mandate expires on January 19.

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Nigerian MPs back asylum for Yahya Jammeh

Lower house votes for Nigeria to consider giving asylum to President Jammeh as a way of ending political crisis.

Yahya Jammeh

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'Islamophobia to blame' for Cape Town mosque attacks

Muslim leaders call for calm and unity after mosques in Cape Town are defiled with pig blood and a pig's snout.

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South Sudan rejects 4,000 additional UN peacekeepers

The government's move is a contradiction of its decision in November to accept the troops' deployment.

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