11/15/2013 6:36amA church official in northern Cameroon says the gunmen who kidnapped a French priest are demanding the release of members of an armed Islamic group who have been arrested.
11/15/2013 8:00amThe U.S. government is warning that a Kenyan terror group with links to the Somali group al-Shabab may seek to target the American private sector in Kenya.
11/15/2013 8:06amBefore Nigeria imposed a state of emergency in the northeast last May, bar owner Stephen Daniel poured drinks for dozens of people every night of the week. Now, after months of strict curfews and military roadblocks, he is lucky to serve a few stragglers on the weekends.
11/15/2013 8:15amEthiopian police used force Friday to disperse hundreds of people protesting against targeted attacks on Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia.
11/15/2013 10:45amNigeria's military says it has killed nine Boko Haram militants about 55 miles (85 kilometers) south of Maiduguri, the original home of the 4-year-old Islamic insurgency.
11/15/2013 11:48amA court has convicted a Nigerian member of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram of killing three people in a bombing and sentenced him to life in prison.
11/15/2013 1:03pmDozens of Tuareg rebels have returned to the troubled north Malian town of Kidal, prompting concerns about further unrest, residents said Friday.