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Chadian troops join war against Boko Haram

Forces deployed in northern Cameroon to take on Nigeria's armed group amid reports it has kidnapped another 60 people.

Boko Haram

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Libyan government army declares ceasefire

Tobruk-based authority's move follows similar decision by rival faction in advance of next round of UN-brokered talks.

Rival factions

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Deadly suicide blast hits Nigerian town

Bombing in Potiskum, a northeastern town frequently targeted by Boko Haram, kills five people and wounds dozens more.

Potiskum

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Uganda's LRA commander to be flown to #ICC

Rebel leader Dominic Ongwen, who surrendered to US soldiers in CAR, to be tried for war crimes at Hague-based court.

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UN peacekeeper killed in #Mali base attack

Chadian soldier killed and five others wounded following gunfire and suicide attack on joint French-UN camp in Kidal.

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Anti-Charlie Hebdo protests continue in #Niger

At least three killed in capital Niamey as protesters torch churches and police cars, bringing death toll to eight.

Niamey

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Suicide blast hits #Nigeria marketplace

Attack that killed at least six people and injured 10 in the northeastern city of Gombe bore hallmarks of Boko Haram.

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Protesters rage over Charlie Hebdo in #Niger

French cultural centre set on fire and three churches ransacked in protest against Prophet Mohammed cartoon.

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Libyan factions agree on agenda for talks

UN-backed negotiations to reconvene in Geneva next week seeking unity government, despite Tripoli leaders' absence.

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Opposition crackdown in #Burundi as polls loom

Top opposition chief sentenced to five years in prison and youth leader arrested over alleged links to rebel group.

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