Burkina siege over with at least 23 dead from 18 nations

French special forces take position in the surroundings of the Splendid hotel following an attack by al-Qaeda linked gunmen on January 16, 2016 in Ouagadougou. (AFP/OUOBA_AHMED)

French special forces take position in the surroundings of the Splendid hotel following an attack by al-Qaeda linked gunmen on January 16, 2016 in Ouagadougou. (AFP/OUOBA_AHMED)

126 people freed when security forces end jihadist assault, retake hotel and adjacent cafe popular with Westerners, UN personnel

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Tunisia declares state of emergency after bus blast kills 12

Ambulances and police vans are seen at the scene of a bus explosion in the center of the capital, Tunis, Tunisia, Tuesday, November 24, 2015 (AP/Hassene Dridi)

Ambulances and police vans are seen at the scene of a bus explosion in the center of the capital, Tunis, Tunisia, Tuesday, November 24, 2015 (AP/Hassene Dridi)

President convenes urgent meeting of his security council to discuss ‘terrorist attack’ in heart of capital

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For Africa’s hunted albino children, new limbs and new hope

Baraka Lusambo, 5, of Tanzania reaches to touch Monica Watson, with the Global Medical Relief Fund, during a fitting for a prosthetic limb at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Witch doctors in Tanzania often lead brutal attacks to use albino body parts in potions they claim bring riches. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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S.Sudan government did not sign peace deal, to finalize deal in 15 days: mediator

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir takes his seat at the State House, in Juba, prior to a brief consultative meeting with cabinet and State Governors, on August 16, 2015 ( Waakhe Simon Wudu (AFP) )

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir takes his seat at the State House, in Juba, prior to a brief consultative meeting with cabinet and State Governors, on August 16, 2015 ( Waakhe Simon Wudu (AFP) )”Waakhe Simon Wudu (AFP)”

Rival parties in South Sudan agree to peace agreement; President Salva Kiir needs ‘more time’

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Death Toll in Egypt’s Scorching Heat Wave Rises to Over 60

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An Egyptian farmer carries an electric fan as she walks through a Cairo street , Egypt, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Egyptian health authorities say at least 40 people have died in the last two days amid a scorching heatwave hitting the country. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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