Clashes erupted in three key states; the White House condemns the attacks as ‘an abomination.’
Photos from around the region
Hundreds killed as rebels seize oil hub, the United Nations has said.
Police say an explosion at a busy bus station has also wounded 124.
The U.N. evacuated Muslims from the capital of the Central African Republic in order to “save their lives,” officials say.
In powerful ceremonies, heads of state, survivors and children mark 20 years since the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
Two decades later, the country has made great strides economically.
The refugees return and efforts are made to reunite children and parents.
During months of violence, more than 130,000 people have taken refuge in Cameroon, but many are sheltered in the capital.
A campaign to encourage smaller families is denounced as un-Islamic.
50th anniversary of it’s oldest park with ceremonial incineration of elephant tusks.
Killings and atrocities continue as thousands flee to neighboring countries.
Kenyan lions fitted with GPS-tracking collars, a snowy owl in downtown Washington and other fascinating creatures.
At least five people were killed in highest-profile attack on Egypt’s military-backed government since Morsi’s ouster last year.
Egyptians vote on a draft document backed by the military-appointed government that could lead to fresh elections.
The violence began in mid-December and quickly sparked inter-ethnic attacks.
The trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi has been postponed until Feb. 1, prompting clashes in Cairo.
There were signs of some calm after the man who seized power last year went into exile.
Scores of world leaders and tens of thousands of South Africans honor their former leader’s extraordinary life.
A bomb explodes in a busy intersection near schools in the Egyptian capital.
A powerful car bomb tore through a police headquarters in a Nile Delta city, killing 13 people.
The Israeli government says it won’t forcibly deport illegal African migrants, but it’s looking for ways to get them to leave voluntarily.