Algeria’s Bouteflika will step down after new vote: deputy PM

People carry their national flags as they gather during a protest over President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to postpone elections and extend his fourth term in office, in Algiers, Algeria March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra BERLIN (Reuters) – Algerian President Abdelaziz … Continue reading Algeria’s Bouteflika will step down after new vote: deputy PM

Mozambique starts three days of mourning after cyclone kills hundreds

MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – Mozambique started three days of national mourning on Wednesday after powerful cyclone winds and flooding killed hundreds of people and left a massive trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa. Local youth clean a street after … Continue reading Mozambique starts three days of mourning after cyclone kills hundreds

Tunisian forces kill three Islamic State militants near Algerian border

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian special forces killed three suspected Islamic State militants on Tuesday after clashes in mountains near the Algerian border, a security official told Reuters. Days earlier, Islamic State had released pictures of militants carrying weapons in mountains … Continue reading Tunisian forces kill three Islamic State militants near Algerian border