MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint near Somalia's parliament and interior ministry in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, and the city's ambulance service said three people had been killed.
TUNIS, Mar 24 (Reuters) - Tunisia's powerful UGTT labour union will stage protests if the government goes ahead and privatises ailing state firms, the UGTT leader said on Saturday, in what could be a setback to economic reforms.
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - U.S. forces said they had killed "two terrorists" in an air strike in southwestern Libya on Saturday as part of efforts to deny militants a safe haven in the country's vast desert.
GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Congo's military said on Saturday it had killed 13 militiamen during clashes with an unidentified group after coming under attack in the country's volatile northeastern Ituri province.
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivorians voted for a new senate on Saturday in a poll likely to shore up President Alassane Ouattara's grip on power, amidst an opposition boycott, while doing little to relieve ethnic tensions lingering from a decade of crisis.