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Ex-regime official is Tunisia's new president

22 December 2014, 08:04

Tunisian polling firms have declared Beji Caid Essebsi, an 88-year-old official from previous regimes, as the winner of a presidential runoff, cementing his dominance over the country.

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Aus woman charged with murder of 8 children

22 December 2014, 08:04

An Australian woman has been charged with killing seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police say.

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Florida policeman killed, shooter held

22 December 2014, 08:04

A veteran Florida police officer was shot and killed while on duty, law enforcement officials have said, but providing no details about the suspect in custody or motive for the shooting.

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Mugabe fires more ministers

22 December 2014, 06:57

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has fired another two cabinet ministers and five deputy ministers in what appears to be an ongoing purge of ruling party officials sympathetic to former vice president Joice Mujuru.

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Sierra Leone urges safe burials to stem Ebola

22 December 2014, 06:57

The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: "If I die, I want the deaths to stop with me." Dr Desmond Williams continues: "I want to give my family the permission to request a safe and dignified, medical burial for me."

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Sudan rights group's office raided

22 December 2014, 07:57

Sudanese security agents have raided the headquarters of a human rights monitor and seized computers, a member of the group says.

Israel police detain anti-Arab extremists

21 December 2014, 16:26

Israel police have rounded up eight Jewish extremists from a racist anti-Arab organisation overnight, a spokesperson says, in the second such swoop targeting the group within a week.

Militants attack bus on Kenyan coast

21 December 2014, 16:26

Islamist gunmen have opened fire on a passenger bus along the Kenyan coast but fled without injuring anyone, witnesses and officials say.

Gabon police break up opposition rally, 1 killed

21 December 2014, 16:26

Gabon's prosecutor says one person was killed after opposition protesters went ahead with a banned rally, prompting security forces to respond with tear gas in a bid to disperse the crowd.

Children's murders 'an unspeakable crime'

21 December 2014, 09:23

Police are not looking for any other suspects, after an Australian woman was charged with murder in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home.

Liberian voter turnout low as Ebola overshadows senate election

21 December 2014, 09:23

Turnout for Liberian parliamentary elections appears to be low as concerns about Ebola kept many voters at home.

Four kids burn to death in Zim - report

21 December 2014, 09:23

Four children were burnt to death in southern Zimbabwe when a can of petrol being stored inside their home caught fire, the official Chronicle newspaper has reported.

Mom held for murders of 8 kids in Aus

20 December 2014, 16:58

Australian police say they have arrested the mother of most of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn the tragedy.

UN chief praises Ebola healthcare workers

20 December 2014, 16:58

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nearly 7 000 people.

Activists slam Pakistan for resuming executions

20 December 2014, 16:58

Rights groups have condemned Pakistan's decision to hang two convicted militants in its first executions for six years, as leaders vowed decisive action in the wake of a Taliban school massacre that left 149 people dead.

ISIS threatens to execute Lebanese soldiers

20 December 2014, 09:47

A French-speaking jihadist has threatened to execute Lebanese soldiers held hostage by ISIS, saying three prominent anti-ISIS politicians would be responsible for their deaths.

Kenyatta signs controversial anti-terror bill

20 December 2014, 09:47

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial anti-terror bill that sparked brawls in parliament and charges that it violated basic freedoms.

U.N. chief urges respect for health rules

20 December 2014, 09:47

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa, urged local communities to strictly follow health regulations.

Gulf of Guinea: Africa's new pirate paradise

19 December 2014, 21:17

A year after vowing to banish buccaneers from their waters, countries in the Gulf of Guinea - the new epicentre of piracy in Africa - are struggling to get their act together.

UN chief visits Ebola-ravaged West African nations

19 December 2014, 20:29

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised Liberia on its efforts to combat Ebola during his second visit here since the start of the outbreak.

GSK Ebola vaccine trial seen moving to wider phase

19 December 2014, 19:19

Trials of experimental Ebola vaccine are likely to move to a second phase in February, later than previously suggested, after a meeting of national regulators said they needed more information.

Nigerian peacekeeper cured of Ebola in Netherlands

19 December 2014, 18:19

A Nigerian UN peacekeeper infected with Ebola and brought to the Netherlands for treatment has been cured, the Dutch authorities said on Friday.

Diseases spreading, 1 million wounded in Syria - WHO PH

19 December 2014, 17:01

One million people have been wounded during Syria's civil war and diseases are spreading as regular supplies of medicine fail to reach patients, the WHO’s Syria representative says.

Victory for plaintiff in China gay conversion case

19 December 2014, 15:34

A Chinese psychological clinic has been ordered to pay compensation to a gay man who sued it for administering electric shocks intended to make him heterosexual.

UN mission to bring peace to DRC 'has stalled'

19 December 2014, 14:40

The multinational effort to bring peace to the war-torn east of DRC is in danger of failing, the International Crisis Group has warned.

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