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Nigeria: 3 Female suicide bombers kill 27

Officials in Nigeria have confirmed the death of at least 27 people after 3 suicide bombers carried out an attack in north-eastern part of the country on Tuesday.

UN bases in Mali attacked, 9 killed

Gunmen attacked two United Nations bases in Mali on Monday, killing a peacekeeper, a contractor and seven Malians, the UN said, in the latest attacks on its presence in the country.

Army in Nigeria raids U.N. compound

Nigeria's military raided a United Nations compound on Friday in the northeastern city at the epicentre of a conflict with Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, a UN official said.

South Sudan gets first batch of regional troops

The head of South Sudan's UN mission announced on Tuesday the long-awaited arrival of troops from a regional force meant to patrol roads and quell violence in the war-ravaged country.

UN warns of signs of genocide in CAR

Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early warning signs of genocide, the UN aid chief said Monday, calling for more troops and police to beef up the UN peacekeeping mission in the strife-torn country.

Mass graves discovered in north Mali

The United Nations' peacekeeping mission has uncovered mass graves in a region of northern Mali beset by conflict between rival groups, the mission said on Saturday.