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Protester dies amid fears of more unrest in Tunisia

One protester is killed after a national guard vehicle ran him over and at least 50 others injured in south Tunisia.

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Gambia accuses former president Jammeh of stealing $50m

Yahya Jammeh stole the money from state coffers before leaving for exile in Equatorial Guinea, justice minister says.

Yahya Jammeh

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WHO travel costs 'outstrip' disease budget

World Health Organization's spending on travel exceeded its expenditure on public health problems, report says.

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UN urges Libya to release all refugees, asylum seekers

UN refugee chief 'shocked at the harsh conditions' in which Libya keeps refugees and migrants in detention centres.

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Tunisian forces clash with protesters at oil fields

Security forces fire tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters demanding jobs and share of gas and oil revenues.

Tunisian forces

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Freed Chibok girls reunited with parents

Scenes of joy as 82 schoolgirls released from Boko Haram see their parents for the first time since April 2014.

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South Africans protest over violence against women

Hundreds angered by a rise in violence against women and children march in the South African capital, Pretoria.

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5,000 refugees rescued on route to Italy from Libya

Libyan and Italian coastguards pick thousands of people from dozens of boats in the Mediterranean in 48 hours.

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Libya: 141 people killed in Brak al-Shat airbase attack

Most of the dead are soldiers loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar, spokesman says of Thursday's attack.

Ahmed al-Mismari

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UN envoy criticises deadly attack in Libya's south

Martin Kobler expressed 'outrage' in response to reports of an attack by a militia loyal to the unity government.

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