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Somali and AU forces in al-Shabab offensive
Somali and African Union forces launch "Operation Indian Ocean" to capture remaining ports held by armed group.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 18:08 GMT
Somalia famine: 'We only have days to live'
People are starving in southern Somalia while relief efforts are blocked by government and rebel fighting.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 12:29 GMT
Badie death sentence reduced to life in Egypt
Grand Mufti commutes death sentence handed to Brotherhood's leader but six others have death sentence upheld.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 11:54 GMT
Palestinian rappers 'teach life' in Gaza
As the dust settles in Gaza, local rappers have recorded a music video to highlight Palestinians' resilience.
Eduardo Soteras Jalil
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 10:57 GMT
Egypt Grand Mufti to rule on Badie sentence
Country's highest Islamic authority had rejected Brotherhood leader's death sentence but court asked him to reconsider.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 03:45 GMT
Egypt's prisons still rife with torture
Human rights groups say at least 25,000 people have been detained in the past year, while dozens have died in custody.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 09:50 GMT
Israel's deadly ceasefire game
Israel purposefully protracted the ceasefire negotiations to inflict more destruction on Gaza.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 14:53 GMT
Niger politician flees baby-trafficking probe
National Assembly president crosses into Burkina Faso after being stripped of immunity over alleged role in network.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 00:08 GMT
Australia launches anti-terrorism offensive
New measures needed as dozens of citizens fighting with Islamic State pose home-grown terror threat, PM Abbott says.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 12:48 GMT
Who and how will mourn and honour the slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza?
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 12:34 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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