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10 Nov
After losing in the latest federal election, supporters of some Iraqi political parties have resorted to riots and even likely drone attacks to avoid being sidelined. Could the situation escalate?
8 Nov
The residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi was hit in an apparent drone attack, Iraqi officials said. The military has described the strike as an assassination attempt.
15 Oct
Exactly 34 years ago today, the charismatic Pan-Africanist and Burkina Faso's then President, Thomas Sankara, was shot dead aged 37 by soldiers during a coup on 15 October 1987. Four years before his assassination with 12 others, Sankara and his close friend, Blaise Compaoré, staged a coup that brought them to power. This is the story of how he shaped Burkina Faso decades after his assassination.
10 Oct
Ariel Henry said he would bring president Jovenel Moise's assassins to justice. The interim PM has been accused of being involved in the killing.
9 Aug
The pair has been accused of planning an attack on Myanmar's ambassador to the UN, who is a prominent critic of the country's ruling military junta.
27 Jul
Presidential security chief Jean Laguel Civil is suspected of being involved in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. A warrant was also issued for a top judge who was fired by Moise.
22 Jul
Several have been arrested over an assassination plot against President Andry Rajoelina, Madagascar prosecutors have said.
19 Jul
A former Haitian Justice Ministry official is now a suspect in the investigation into the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise.
18 Jul
The suspect, who is accused of working with the men who carried out the assassination, is a Haitian national living in Florida and claims to be a doctor. He was critical of the corruption among Haitian leaders.
14 Jul
A fired anti-corruption official, a former senator and a businessman previously tried for drug charges in the US are the latest suspects of killing Haiti's president.
12 Jul
Haiti's police chief says four suspects were killed in a shootout and two are in custody. The UN has warned against any further escalation to the violence.
9 Jul
The assassination of President Moise tops off a crisis that has been smoldering in the Caribbean state for years. Politicians and organized crime gangs are equally responsible for Haiti's problems.

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