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Plane crashes in Nigeria, killing seven

A Nigerian Air Force plane crashed into a house in the northern city of Kaduna, killing all seven people on board.

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Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journos

An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison for operating without a press license.

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Boko Haram spy ring uncovered at Abuja airport

Nigeria has uncovered a spy cell run by militant group Boko Haram at the international airport in the capital Abuja.

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Mob ‘burns man alive for stealing soup’
August 24 2015 at 17:11

A mob repeatedly stabbed and burned alive a man for stealing a pot of soup in southern Nigeria, a report said.

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‘If you don't confess, we'll kill you’
August 24 2015 at 11:42

Burundi security forces used iron bars and acid to torture opposition during the president's bid for a third term, Amnesty International said.

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Bomb kills officer, wounds 29 in Egypt
August 24 2015 at 11:41

The latest attack against security forces who are being targeted by Islamic State group jihadists has claimed one person.

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4 400 migrants rescued off Libya coast
August 23 2015 at 15:35

The Italian navy organised the rescue of around 4 400 migrants in waters off the Libyan coast.

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