A stampede was triggered during the distribution of food and money, $13.75 per person, in Diffa, the main town of a southwest region of that name that abuts Nigeria and Chad.
EU foreign ministers agree to a new naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on war-torn Libya, overcoming objections from countries who fear it may encourage new migrant flows.
Gunmen kill 24 people, including a church pastor, in Yagha province, officials say. In a separate incident, roadside bomb in restive Loroum region kills five Burkinabe soldiers.
Citing witness accounts, Kinshasa public security chief Miguel Bagaya said the lorry smashed into a taxi bus and other vehicles as well as pedestrians after its brakes failed.
Armed men carried out the bloodshed on Friday in the village of Ntumbo in the Northwest region, James Nunan, a local official of humanitarian coordination agency OCHA said.
"There are violations by land, sea, and air," UN representative Stephanie Williams says, warning a fragile truce was hanging "by a thread" as daily life in the country worsens.
President Salva Kiir's offer to return to a system of 10 states and three contentious "administrative areas" will open a "Pandora's box," Rebel chief Riek Machar says.
Tunisian President Kais Saied had tasked Elyes Fakhfakh with forming a government after a previous list proposed under the leadership of the Ennahdha party was rejected by parliament following October's legislative elections.
Thirty-one people – mostly Fulani herders – were apparently killed by Dogon hunters, a local official says. Nine soldiers were killed in a separate attack in central Gao region.
President Salva Kiir says he was cutting number of states from 32 to 10, unlocking a stalled peace deal and paving way for formation of long-awaited unity government.
Talking about the situation in Syria's Idlib, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey wants to solve the issue with Russia through diplomacy but will take other steps if necessary.
Twenty-one people were killed in an attack overnight in Ogossagou village while the rest died in separate attacks.
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