Police fire tear gas and water cannon and beat protesters with batons UN launches independent investigation into South Sudan rampage, abuses and lack of peacekeeper response. Mali: GATIA and MAA (Plateforme) reinforcements with destination Kidal French Navy Panther helicopter hot refueling by French troops in DjiboutiCAR: 16 killed in cholera outbreak in Kemo district UN chief condemns attack on @UN_MINUSMA peacekeepers, 2nd such incident in 3 days Squawk 7700: Air Algerie AH1020 Route: ALG-MRS has declared an emergency and lost from online radar servicesAir Algerie flight AH1020 from Algiers to Marseille disappears from FlightRadar24 Morocco: 1 dead, 19 injured in collapse of building in CasablancaIslamic State group announces new Boko Haram leader who promises no attacks on mosques. The Argos has just rescued 138 people from this dangerously overcrowded boatItaly says 8,300 migrants rescued in five days Wilayat Jazair (Algeria) make rare appearance in ISIS new Dabiq, reference to April 15 Mount Ouahch attack Bomb blast "destroyed" one KDF vehicle around Ishakani in Lamu. Kenya forces open fire and helicopters bombing area, casualties reported. Massive roadside bomb hits KDF convoy around Ishakani in Kenya's Lamu county, near Somalia border. Gunfire heard - Witnesses. At least seven people, including two attackers, killed in assault on Somalia's CID headquarters -police Al-Shabab claims Mogadishu attack, says "fighter rammed a suicide car bomb into CID building" Tunisia PM Habib Essid loses parliamentary confidence vote Tens of thousands rally in support of Congo's Kabila Tunisian army kills two 'fighters': ministryThe tragedy involving the elephant is the first of its kind since the zoo opened in 2012 Explosion in Somalia has damaged Russian helicopter Suicide bombers hit peacekeeping base in Somali capital, 13 dead: police7 UN guards killed in attack near Mogadishu Airport, along with at least three localsTwo explosions kill 8 near Mogadishu airport: security source2 simultaneous suicide car bombs targeted checkpoints manned by Somali security near airport entranceAnother image of the massive explosion near Mogadishu airport SomaliaLarge explosions rocks Mogadish airport, reports of gunfire heard as well SomaliaFire breaks out during party at a house in Madagascar, killing 38 people, including 16 childrenISIS' faction in WestAfrica (BokoHaram) has purportedly killed 17 Cameroonian soldiers in an attack in Fotokol, NW Cameroon.

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17 August 2016
Mali: GATIA and MAA (Plateforme) reinforcements with destination Kidal
French Navy Panther helicopter hot refueling by French troops in Djibouti
UN chief condemns attack on @UN_MINUSMA peacekeepers, 2nd such incident in 3 days
Squawk 7700: Air Algerie AH1020 Route: ALG-MRS has declared an emergency and lost from online radar services
Air Algerie flight AH1020 from Algiers to Marseille disappears from FlightRadar24
The Argos has just rescued 138 people from this dangerously overcrowded boat
Wilayat Jazair (Algeria) make rare appearance in ISIS new Dabiq, reference to April 15 Mount Ouahch attack
Tunisian army kills two 'fighters': ministry
The tragedy involving the elephant is the first of its kind since the zoo opened in 2012
Suicide bombers hit peacekeeping base in Somali capital, 13 dead: police
Another image of the massive explosion near Mogadishu airport Somalia
Large explosions rocks Mogadish airport, reports of gunfire heard as well Somalia