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U.N. Evacuates First Group of Refugees from Libya to Niger

0 Visits: 759 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 09:37:46
TUNIS — A group of 25 refugees have been evacuated from Libya to Niger to have resettlement claims processed, in the first operation of its kind from the North African country, the United Nations said on Sunday.

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Lebanon: U.S. Signals Caution to Saudis Despite shared Concern About Iran

0 Visits: 149 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 09:13:54
WASHINGTON - Despite President Donald Trump's full-throated support for Saudi Arabia, the United States appears to be signaling a desire for Riyadh to take a more cautious approach in its regional power struggle with Iran, experts say.

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Ethiopian PM: Peace Established in Oromia-Somali Regional States Common Boundary

0 Visits: 394 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 01:11:39
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Peace has largely been established in the border areas of Oromia and Somali regional states, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday.

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No End to War in Sight as Life Worsens in Yemen

0 Visits: 121 | Saturday November 11, 2017 - 10:16:09
CAIRO — As Saudi Arabia tightens the screws on its weak southern neighbor, the war it launched in Yemen over two years ago appears more intractable than ever, with nothing but further suffering in sight.

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Little Hope of Peace Talks as Renewed Fighting Looms in South Sudan

0 Visits: 175 | Friday November 10, 2017 - 20:01:10
KAMPALA — As fresh fighting looms in South Sudan with the onset of the dry season, there is little chance of peace talks to end a war that has already killed tens of thousands of people and created Africa's largest refugee crisis, diplomats and analysts said.

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Eritrea 'Support' for Al-Shabaab Unprovable, U.N. Experts Want Sanctions Lifted

0 Visits: 609 | Friday November 10, 2017 - 15:09:18
NEW YORK — Eritrea's alleged support for Somalia-based insurgent group Al-Shabaab cannot be proved according to a report by a United Nations team of experts.

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International Criminal Court Backs Burundi Investigation

0 Visits: 107 | Thursday November 09, 2017 - 22:10:37
AMSTERDAM — The International Criminal Court approved a prosecution request on Thursday to investigate war crimes allegedly committed in Burundi by the government and government-linked groups against political foes from April 2015 to October 2017.

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Sacked Zimbabwe VP Emmerson Mnangagwa in Exile, Vows to Defy Mugabe

0 Visits: 192 | Thursday November 09, 2017 - 09:58:40
HARARE — Zimbabwe's sacked vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has said he had fled the country, as he issued a direct challenge to the nation's long-ruling leader Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace.

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Saudi Describes Iran Supply of Rockets to Yemen's Houthi as 'Military Aggression'

0 Visits: 152 | Wednesday November 08, 2017 - 10:40:43
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's crown prince said Iran's supply of rockets to militias in Yemen is an act of "direct military aggression" that could be an act of war, state media reported on Tuesday.

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Kenya's Odinga Wants Interim Government, Constitutional Review as Way out of Crisis

0 Visits: 177 | Tuesday November 07, 2017 - 22:55:55
NAIROBI — Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Tuesday he wants an interim government to run the country for six months while the constitution is reviewed to curb the president's authority.

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