Chad executes 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a day after they were found guilty of terror crimes.
The US says it is "deeply disappointed and concerned" at the three-year jail sentences handed down in Egypt to three al-Jazeera journalists.
Nigeria's intelligence agency warns of a possible attack on Abuja's airport after disrupting what it said was a Boko Haram spying network.
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