BUJUMBURA — At least six suspects have been arrested in connection with the assassination in the Burundian capital Bujumbura, of Burundian Environment Minister Emmanuel Niyonkuru, the Burundian attorney general said Saturday in a statement. (Burundi-Assassination-Arrests)
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ABIDJAN — Fierce gunfire was heard in the middle of the day on Saturday near the Akouedo barracks in the east of Cote d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan, according to witnesses. (Cote d’Ivoire-Abidjan-Gunfire)
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DAMASCUS — A car bomb was detonated on Saturday in the rebel-held city of Azaz in northern Syria, killing at least 15, local media said.
The car was detonated near the rebel-run courthouse in Azaz in the northern countryside of Aleppo in northern Syria, near Turkey, according to pro-governorate al-Watan online newspaper. (Syria-Rebels-Car Bomb)
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RABAT — A total of 10 people were killed and 22 others were injured on Saturday in a road accident near the southern city of Agadir, Morocco, local authorities said. (Morocco-Road Accident)
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ADEN, Yemen — The Saudi-backed Yemeni government forces launched an attack on Saturday against positions of the Shiite Houthi group on the Red Sea, leaving 20 killed from both sides, a military official told Xinhua. (Yemen-Gov’t Forces-Attack) Enditem

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