In Central Africa
Mar 8th, 2012
Brazzaville – State radio reported that the over 200 victims of last weekend’s deadly blast will be buried in a mass funeral on Saturday in the capital’s central cemetery. Firmin Ayessa, the chief of staff for Congolese President Denis Sassou-Nguesso, announced the arrangement on th...
Apr 28th, 2011
At least four people were injured in NATO airstrikes on Libyan capital Tripoli early Thursday morning, which had struck a military target in the eastern part of the city, a Xinhua reporter said. At least four people were pulled out from the explosion sites and sent to hospital, but it was unclear whe...
In East Africa
Nov 13th, 2010
Pirates hijacked a Chinese ship carrying 29 sailors in the Arabian Sea and told the ship’s owner that they were sailing the vessel to Somalia, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday. The Panama-flagged ship, named Yuan Xiang, was seized on Friday night by an unknown number of pirates...