Algeria: ANP engineering units cleared 8104 mines (AVM-APM) on an 8.5 ha surface during the month of December in Béchar and Tindouf Provinces Ukraine executes repair of military transport aircraft for Angola22 Dec: VBIED near Mogadishu Black Sea Junction (2°3'14"N 45°18'59"E). 2 soldiers and 1 civilian dead, 4 inuredChinese FM welcomes Sao Tome's decision to "get back on the right track" of one-China principle as the two countries resume ties on MondayI am from India and therefore I am perhaps not considered of much value, I'm sad: Father Tom Uzhunnalil abducted by ISIS in March in a video posted on webIf I was a European priest then I might have been taken more seriously by authorities and people would have got me released: Father Tom Uzhunnalil abducted by ISIS in MarchPres. and PM, I'm sad nothing done seriously in my regard-Father Tom Uzhunnalil, Indian priest abducted by ISIS in March, in video posted on webFoiled Attack: 1 suicide bomber killed, another arrested in Maiduguri As many as 30 dead in Uganda after a boat captizes in Lake AlbertVideo: Farmers unload 70 trucks of tomatoes on road in Durg (Chhattisgarh) in protest as cost of tomatoes hits all time low of Re.1/kg Some 30 dead in Uganda boat accident on Lake Albert: police 13 civilians killed in DR Congo Christmas Day ethnic attack: official 2 people killed when part of a 2-storey building in a police training college collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria. Ethiopia prime minister accuses Egyptian institutions of funding opposition groupsNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says the army has "crushed" Boko Haram in the Sambisa forest - one of its last remaining strongholds US' Arms embargo resolution for SouthSudan fails to get 9 votes in UNSC - not adopted. Mapping the CongoCrisis. Via @aaronross6 for @ReutersAfrica. Three dead and 4 others wounded in an explosion near Black - Sea junction in Mogadishu. No group claims the credit for it. Somalia Massive explosion just heard in Somalia's capital Mogadishu Congo security forces killed at least 34 in anti-Kabila protests: HRW Police hunt Tunisian suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack after finding ID papers in truck Somalia’s armed group of AlShabaab issues photo of captured UPDF soldier under AMISOMA Nepali teen died after she was banished to a hut for having her period Several gunmen shot and killed director of Bosaso presidential Palace, Aden Gas Haruse in Bosaso town - Witness Gunman who opened fire near a Somali Islamic center in Zurich, injurying 3 people shot himself dead nearby, motive remains unclear Congo prepares for a potentially violent political crisis Canadian woman slain in yesterday's Karak attack ID'ed as Linda Vatcher, a retired elementary school teacher from Burgeo, Newfoundland. Via this Amaq sitrep for Somalia IS claims to have killed and wounded 11 soldiers south of Qandala, which IS claimed control of weeks ago As Congo's president refuses to step down at end of term, a potentially violent political crisis looms Counter-terror in 2016 in Algeria: 350 fighters neutralized (125 killed and 225 arrested including individuals supporting fighters)

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28 December 2016
Algeria: ANP engineering units cleared 8104 mines (AVM-APM) on an 8.5 ha surface during the month of December in Béchar and Tindouf Provinces
Ukraine executes repair of military transport aircraft for Angola
22 Dec: VBIED near Mogadishu Black Sea Junction (2°3'14"N 45°18'59"E). 2 soldiers and 1 civilian dead, 4 inured
Chinese FM welcomes Sao Tome's decision to "get back on the right track" of one-China principle as the two countries resume ties on Monday
As many as 30 dead in Uganda after a boat captizes in Lake Albert
Video: Farmers unload 70 trucks of tomatoes on road in Durg (Chhattisgarh) in protest as cost of tomatoes hits all time low of Re.1/kg
Mapping the CongoCrisis. Via @aaronross6 for @ReutersAfrica.
Police hunt Tunisian suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack after finding ID papers in truck
Somalia’s armed group of AlShabaab issues photo of captured UPDF soldier under AMISOM
Via this Amaq sitrep for Somalia IS claims to have killed and wounded 11 soldiers south of Qandala, which IS claimed control of weeks ago