NIAMEY (Reuters) - French special forces and Niger troops shot dead on Friday the last two Islamists involved in a twin attack on a military base and a French uranium mine in Niger, which was claimed by the mastermind of January's mass hostage-taking in Algeria. Full story
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese insurgents are obstructing a deal to deliver much-needed aid into areas under their control in two Sudanese states where almost a million people have been forced from their homes, the U.N. aid chief said on Thursday. Full story
JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said on Thursday his country would never become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying it appeared to be preoccupied with prosecuting African leaders. Full story
Chris Matthews looks at the politicization of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 versus the Sept, 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, comparing coverage of the two.
Author of Exit the Colonel: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution, Ethan Chorin, speaks with MSNBC’s Alex Witt about Benghazi. Chorin describes the calm mood before the attack on Ambassador Chris Stevens. He talks about the importance of focusing on the context of the Benghazi attack. He sees
The Atlantic's Steve Clemons and The New York Times' David Sanger join The Daily Rundown to discuss Benghazi and how President Barack Obama will handle Syria going forward.
Chris Hayes examines the conservative response to Friday’s political scandals, both real and imagined. He's joined by journalist and author Robin Wright and the Daily Beast's Eli Lake.
The email message from a State Department official was discussed during the dramatic hearing on the U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi that left four people dead. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
Youths jump into the sea to cool off on a hot day in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: SOCIETY CITYSCAPE)
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir arrives at Bole International airport for the 21st Ordinary Session of the African Union in Addis Ababa May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS)
Youths swim at the sea to cool off on a hot day in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: SOCIETY CITYSCAPE)
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir stands for the national anthem on arrival at Bole International airport for the 21st Ordinary Session of the African Union in Addis Ababa May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS)