Russia recognises Libya's Transitional Council

2011-09-01 15:11:23

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday it has recognized Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) as the legitimate government of the north African country.

Gnus migrate across Mara River in Kenya

2011-09-01 10:57:58

When grass withers at Serengeti National Park in north Tanzania, flocks of wildebeests, zebras and antelopes living there start their annual migration to Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

Dam burst kills over 100 in Nigeria

2011-09-01 10:46:53

Heavy rain and flooding caused an abrupt dam burst in southwest Nigeria over the weekend, killing 102 people, media reports said Wednesday.

UN offers non-food items to Somali refugees

2011-09-01 09:59:00

More than 800,000 Somalis are refugees outside their own country, according to UN estimates, while up to 1.5 million are displaced within the Horn of Africa country.

Gadhafi's son vows continued resistance

2011-09-01 09:33:05

Saif al-Islam, the second son of Gadhafi, urged Gadhafi's loyalists to continue resistance against the rebels.

Gadhafi attempts to enter Algeria

2011-09-01 06:22:09

Muammar Gadhafi was staying in a Libya-Algeria border area waiting for permission to enter Algeria.

2 suspects arrested in UN HQ bombing

2011-08-31 21:13:46

Nigeria said it arrested two suspected members of a radical Muslim sect that organized a car bombing at the United Nations' headquarters.

British police killer suspect found in Libya

2011-08-31 11:30:41

Libya's new interim leadership knows the whereabouts of one of the former diplomats wanted for the 1984 killing of a British woman police officer outside the Libyan embassy in London, Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper said on Wednesday.

Libyan rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi

2011-08-31 11:18:38

Libyan rebels say they're closing in on Muammar Gadhafi and issued an ultimatum Tuesday to regime loyalists in his hometown of Sirte, his main remaining bastion: surrender this weekend or face an attack.

Libya to go ahead with African Nations Cup qualifier

2011-08-31 11:00:29

Libya will play in the African Nations Cup qualifiers this weekend but a match originally switched to Mali will now be played in Egypt.

Gadhafi homes reveal champagne lifestyle

2011-08-31 09:33:51

The gold-plated cutlery and crystal champagne glasses, the Versace and Armani suits and rows of unworn designer shoes, are all that remain at the luxurious seaside compounds of the children of Muammar Gadhafi.

Russia, DPRK eye closer naval co-op

2011-08-31 09:05:31

Senior commanders from Russia and DPRK have been considering plans to enhance bilateral naval cooperation.