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Egypt Tries to Avoid a Fight as Allies Escalate Against Iran

0 Visits: 74 | Thursday November 16, 2017 - 09:14:59
CAIRO — Egypt faces high expectations from Saudi Arabia and its other Gulf Arab benefactors that it will have their back as tensions rise with their rival Iran, including throwing the weight of its military — the largest standing Arab army — into the crisis if needed.

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EU Endorses Establishing EU Resettlement Framework

0 Visits: 138 | Thursday November 16, 2017 - 08:57:44
BRUSSELS — European Union (EU) Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) endorsed, on behalf of the European Union Council, a mandate for negotiations on a regulation establishing an EU resettlement framework for the admission of persons in need of international protection. On the basis of this…

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After 37 years, rule of Zimbabwe's Mugabe appears to be over

0 Visits: 113 | Wednesday November 15, 2017 - 23:25:01
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's military was in control of the capital and the state broadcaster on Wednesday and was holding President Robert Mugabe and his wife under house arrest in what appeared to be a coup against the 93-year-old Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state.

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World Children's Day: African Youth Share Their Vision of the Africa They Want

0 Visits: 166 | Wednesday November 15, 2017 - 13:39:21
DAKAR, Senegal — Eager to make their voices heard, 10 youth from eight African countries will take over the stage in Accra (Ghana) on World Children's Day to tell the world about the Africa they want to live in, through a series of short, powerful talks.

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Zimbabwe Military's Statement After Seizing Power

0 Visits: 119 | Wednesday November 15, 2017 - 09:42:00
HARARE — Following is the text of an address made by Zimbabwe Major General SB Moyo, Chief of Staff Logistics, on national television after the military seized power:

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Zimbabwe Military Seizes Power, Says Mugabe Safe

0 Visits: 155 | Wednesday November 15, 2017 - 09:23:04
HARARE — Zimbabwe's military said it had seized power in a targeted assault on "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic suffering, but gave assurances the 93-year-old leader and his family were "safe and sound".

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Sudan's President, Wanted by the ICC, Visits Uganda

0 Visits: 235 | Tuesday November 14, 2017 - 09:11:20
KAMPALA, Uganda — Rights groups on Monday urged Ugandan authorities to arrest the visiting president of Sudan, who has long been wanted by the International Criminal Court for serious crimes.

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US Military Launches Series of Air Strikes in Yemen and Somalia

0 Visits: 265 | Tuesday November 14, 2017 - 09:02:22
WASHINGTON — The US military conducted a series of airstrikes targeting terrorists in Somalia and Yemen over the weekend, according to multiple military officials.

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Strong Earthquake Hits Iraq and Iran, Killing More than 450

0 Visits: 99 | Tuesday November 14, 2017 - 08:32:23
ANKARA/BAGHDAD - Thousands of homeless Iranians huddled against the cold late on Monday, a day after at least 450 people were killed in Iran's deadliest earthquake in more than a decade, state TV said.

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Greenpeace Campaign Ship Barred from Berthing Congo Port

0 Visits: 137 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 18:57:14
POINTE NOIRE, Congo — Greenpeace's ship, the Esperanza was barred on Tuesday from berthing at the port of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo.

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