Doubt has been cast on reports that another lion from Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park has been killed after a post saying it was the brother of Cecil.
A Zimbabwean conservation group have alleged that a foreign hunter is responsible for the brutal shooting and beheading of an iconic lion named Cecil.
Tunisia's parliament has overwhelmingly approved legislation allowing the death penalty for those convicted on terrorism charges after Islamist militant attacks...
President Barack Obama told Kenya the United States was ready to work more closely in the battle against Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab, but chided his host...
US President Barack Obama has begun diplomatic talks with the Kenyan government, including its outspokenly homophobic deputy president.
More than 30 Shebab militants, including some responsible for a string of recent attacks in Kenya, have been killed in a US drone strike.

Tunisia says top terrorists killed

The Tunisian government says key members of a terrorist group linked to al-Qaeda have been killed in a security operation.
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Joseph Kony, the fugitive leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, is said to be ill - possibly suffering from diabetes.
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More than a tonne of confiscated ivory and rhino horn will be destroyed by authorities in Mozambique as a blow against poaching, a conservation group says.
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IS jihadists have launched a wave of attacks against military checkpoints in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 15 soldiers.

New Ebola death in Liberia

A teenage boy has died from Ebola in Liberia - more than a month after the country was declared Ebola free.
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