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At least eight fans dead after a stampede at the Yaounde Olembe Stadium in Cameroon before the host nation's round of 16 game in the Africa Cup of Nations against Comoros, the national broadcaster reports.
Authorities have sent aid to Apiate, the town that was devastated by a massive blast on Thursday. At least 13 people were killed in that explosion, which happened when a truck carrying dynamite for a nearby mine blew up after a collision with a motorcycle. We also head to Bamako, where former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta was laid to rest... and to Senegal, where we take a closer look on what's at stake in upcoming local elections.
A massive fire in Burundi's capital kills at least 38 people; Benin's opposition candidate is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason; and we go to DR Congo where those suffering from HIV/AIDS are hesitant to seek treatment because of stigma.
At least one person was killed and six people including children injured in an explosion in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday, according to an official statement. Local media says the gas cylinder blast happened in a multi-story building in Lyari area the city. The police said the building was partially damaged.
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At least 25 people were killed and around 2,500 others injured when a powerful explosion rocked Beirut's port. Buildings were destroyed and windows shattered, with dozens of Red Cross teams racing to the scene.
22 Jun 2020
The southwestern German city has seen a night of rioting and looting, with several police officers injured as hundreds of people took to the city center. Police said the situation was "completely out of control."
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At least six people died and more than a hundred injured after a powerful quake struck the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.