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Latest update : 2013-10-07

Riots in Mombasa kill four

At least four die in clashes in the Kenyan city of Mombasa. This as religious tensions flare following the killing of a Muslim cleric a day earlier. Also, Guinea's opposition demands that results from recent legislative elections be cancelled - it has vowed to protest if its accusations of fraud are not addressed. And Italian authorities continue efforts to search for bodies after a boat carrying African migrants capsized off the port of Lampedusa, killing over 100 people.

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