Around 300 inmates remained at large on Wednesday (July 6) after a suspected raid by Islamist Boko Haram militants on a prison in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Tuesday (July 5) night, an interior ministry official said.
Shuaib Belgore, permanent secretary at the interior ministry, told journalists outside the 900-inmate prison that a security officer was killed during the raid and three others were injured.
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced lawmakers' questions after two of the most-senior figures in his government resigned. The finance and health ministers said they could no longer tolerate the culture of scandal.
As Algeria marks 60 years of independence from France, we take a closer look at the deep diplomatic and social tensions that exist between the two countries. From the enduring pain over atrocities committed during colonial rule to calls for reform from within Algeria, the country has had a bumpy six decades. Yet July 5, the official date of independence, still sparks a deep, if complex, sense of pride for many Algerians.