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Ethiopia Says Ethnic Clashes Kill More Than 20 in Past Week

0 Visits: 375 | Sunday November 26, 2017 - 21:31:28
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's government says more than 20 people have been killed in renewed clashes between ethnic Oromos and Somalis in the past week.

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UNICEF: Vaccines Cargo to Blockaded Yemen Can't Be one-off

0 Visits: 357 | Sunday November 26, 2017 - 21:17:57
AMMAN, Jordan — The U.N. child agency said Sunday that it has flown 1.9 million doses of vaccines to war-torn Yemen, its first aid delivery since a Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels tightened a sea and air blockade earlier this month.

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Egypt Reeling from Attack on Mosque in Sinai that Killed 305

0 Visits: 310 | Sunday November 26, 2017 - 21:06:27
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt was reeling Sunday from the horrific militant attack on a mosque in northern Sinai that killed 305 people two days earlier — the deadliest assault by Islamic extremists in its modern history and a grim milestone in a long-running fight against the insurgency led by an Islamic…

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Zimbabwe Judge Says Military Action Against Mugabe was Legal

0 Visits: 223 | Saturday November 25, 2017 - 12:32:46
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean High Court judge has ruled that the military action leading to Robert Mugabe's resignation was legal, a key decision as the military has sought to show that its moves were not a coup.

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Militants Attack Egyptian Mosque, At Least 235 People Killed

0 Visits: 156 | Saturday November 25, 2017 - 12:05:57
CAIRO, Egypt — In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes.

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Interpol: 40 Human Traffickers Arrested, 236 Children Saved in Five African Countries

0 Visits: 140 | Friday November 24, 2017 - 14:58:22
PARIS, France — Interpol says 40 suspected human traffickers have been arrested and nearly 500 of their victims freed in a vast police operation in five African countries.

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Zimbabwe's New President Mnangagwa Takes Office, Seeks International Help

0 Visits: 134 | Friday November 24, 2017 - 14:43:31
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in, beginning a new era for the long-troubled nation. He promises to devote himself to the well-being of the people, to cheers from tens of thousands present.

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Secure, Trusted Internet Critical to Advancing African Economy, Says Report

0 Visits: 537 | Thursday November 23, 2017 - 14:40:02
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability.

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Zimbabwe, Facing New Leader, Wonders 'Where is Mugabe?'

0 Visits: 306 | Thursday November 23, 2017 - 10:32:13
HARARE, Zimbabwe — As Zimbabwe prepares to swear in a new leader after 37 years, attention is turning to the fate of Robert Mugabe and his wife.

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US Declares 'Ethnic Cleansing' Against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

0 Visits: 236 | Thursday November 23, 2017 - 10:18:05
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 620,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh.

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