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Massive attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills at least 155

Gunmen attacked a packed mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province on Friday and set off a bomb, killing at least 155 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in recent memory, state media reported. A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque roughly 40 kilometres west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish before gunmen opened fire on the worshippers gathered for weekly Friday prayers, officials said.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa was set to be sworn in as president on Friday, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover. Mnangagwa, until recently one of Mugabe’s closest allies, will take the oath of office at the national sports stadium on the outskirts of Harare before thousands of supporters, dignitaries and foreign diplomats.

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83.

Nairobi: At least 2 shot dead in clashes with police

At least two people were shot dead in Nairobi as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga who had gathered to welcome him from a trip overseas. Police fired tear gas at a convoy carrying Odinga from Jomo Kenyatta international airport and used water cannon as they tried to stop it reaching the capital’s main business district.

Zimbabwe in trouble as military dominate the Nation's Broadcasting Corporation

Zimbabwe is currently heating,there has been a coup d’etat by the military.President Robert Mugabe, who has been in power since 1980, is in custody. The military however guarantees his safety, including that of his family. On the evening of Tuesday, 14 November 2017, elements of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces gathered around Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe and seized control of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and other areas of the city.


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