Tunisia soldier opens fire on comrades near Parliament

Gunfire erupted near a mosque and military base in the Tunisian capital Tunis on Monday, and a nearby school was evacuated, state news agency TAP and a security official said.

One dead, several injured by gunfire in Guinea anti-government

One protester was killed and several others shot and wounded Monday as Guinean police battled to control violent demonstrations in the capital Conakry against the regime of President Alpha Conde.

US condemns deadly attack on university in Kenya

The United States condemned in the "strongest terms" an attack Thursday by Islamist militants who massacred dozens of students at a university in Kenya.

Who is Mohamed Kuno: Somalian Al-Shabaab leader behind Kenya university carnage?

As the attack by Somali Islamists on Garissa University College ended, Kenyan police sprang into action circulating a photo of a senior Al Shabaab leader, whom they believe is behind the carnage.

Al Shabab attack on Kenya's Garissa University College leaves 147 dead
Al Shabab attack on Kenya's Garissa University College leaves 147 dead

Death toll in the attack by Somali Islamists on Garissa University College -- a university in northeastern Kenya on Thursday, rose to 147 as the siege ended and all four terrorists were killed, the country`s disaster response agency said.

Somali Islamists kill 70 students as troops end Kenya university massacre
Somali Islamists kill 70 students as troops end Kenya university massacre

Masked gunmen from Somalia`s Shebab Islamist group massacred at least 70 Kenyan students Thursday in a day-long college campus siege, the deadliest attack in the country since US embassy bombings in 1998.

Explosions, gunfire hit opposition rally in southern Nigeria

Five explosions and a burst of gunfire hit an opposition rally in the town of Okrika in southern Nigeria`s oil producing Rivers state on Tuesday, wounding several people, witness and the governor of the state said.

'Explosion, gunfire rock election rally in Nigeria oil region'

An explosion and gunshots sent crowds running at a campaign rally in southern Nigeria`s Rivers state on Tuesday, in the latest unrest before polls next month.

Canada police: 1 dead after shooting at New Year's Eve party

Gunfire broke out at a New Year's Eve house party in Calgary, leaving one person dead and six others injured, including one in critical condition, police have said.

New Year revelry hurts hundreds in Philippines

 Firecrackers and gunfire during New Year revelry in the Philippines left 354 people injured, with more than a dozen requiring amputations including a five-year-old boy, the top health official said Thursday.

Gambia president says flying home after gunfire rocks Banjul

 Gambia`s President Yahya Jammeh said he was returning home from Chad late on Tuesday, after gunfire erupted around the presidential palace in the Gambian capital of Banjul last night.

Soldiers block off centre of Gambian capital after gunfire overnight

Gunfire erupted around the presidential palace in Gambia`s capital of Banjul overnight and soldiers blocked a bridge leading to the centre of town, but the government denied reports of an attempted coup.

Encounter between Maoists and security forces in J'khand
Encounter between Maoists and security forces in J'khand

Security forces and Maoists exchanged gunfire near Kendua Pahari under Dhanwar Assembly constituency in Giridih district on Tuesday.

Blasts, gunfire in Kabul after suicide bomber hits UK embassy car
Blasts, gunfire in Kabul after suicide bomber hits UK embassy car

Gunfire and explosions rocked Kabul on Thursday as Taliban militants attacked a central district that houses several embassies and foreign compounds, hours after a suicide bomber targeted a British embassy vehicle, killing six people.

Three killed as Somali pirates fight over ransom

A Somali police officer says three people have been killed as pirates clash in a central Somali town over a ransom paid for the freedom of a German-American journalist who was released this week after two years and eight months of captivity.

Nigerian troops, Boko Haram militants exchange gunfire

Heavy gunfire was heard Monday from the scene of a gunfight between Nigerian security forces and suspected members of the Boko Haram in the restive northeastern state of Borno, residents said.

Militia gunfire in Libya capital as inferno rages

Heavy gunfire between warring militias prevented firefighters from battling a massive inferno in Libya`s capital today, despite calls for a cease-fire to end the worst violence in the capital since the country`s 2011 civil war.

Gunfire in CAR capital amid anti-government protests

Security forces fired warning shots as protesters in Bangui demanded the resignation of the interim government and the removal of foreign troops from Central African Republic on Friday, a military source said.

Seven dead, several injured in California college shooting: Police

Seven people were killed and seven others wounded in a mass shooting at a college town in southern California, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said on Saturday.

Indian among nine killed in Kabul hotel attack

An Indian was among the nine people killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said Friday. Four of the attackers were also killed.