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Libya’s GNA retakes Tripoli airport from Haftar’s forces

Libya’s GNA retakes Tripoli airport from Haftar’s forces

June 4, 2020

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Troops loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government have taken control of Tripoli international airport, military spokesman for the Government of National Accord said. “Our forces have… Read More ›

World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

June 1, 2020

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Nations around the world have watched in horror at the civil unrest in the United States following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died… Read More ›

Minibus in Somalia hits roadside bomb, 8 killed

Minibus in Somalia hits roadside bomb, 8 killed

June 1, 2020

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At least eight people were killed on Sunday when a minibus struck a roadside bomb near the Somali capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said. The vehicle… Read More ›

Ex-mayor in Rwanda sentenced to life for role in 1994 genocide

Ex-mayor in Rwanda sentenced to life for role in 1994 genocide

May 29, 2020

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A Rwandan court has handed a life sentence to a former politician found guilty of orchestrating the killing of tens of thousands of people during… Read More ›

Questions remain after US cop kills Muslim man who ‘threw rocks’

Questions remain after US cop kills Muslim man who ‘threw rocks’

May 26, 2020

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The Muslim community in the US state of Georgia is searching for answers after a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a Sudanese-American man earlier this… Read More ›

Libya: GNA-aligned forces retake military camps near Tripoli

Libya: GNA-aligned forces retake military camps near Tripoli

May 24, 2020

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Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised government have retaken three military bases from eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) south of the… Read More ›

Palestinian Authority rejects UAE aid sent via Israeli airport

Palestinian Authority rejects UAE aid sent via Israeli airport

May 22, 2020

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The Palestinian Authority (PA) has rejected an aid shipment from the United Arab Emirates, according to the Palestinian health minister. In a news conference on Thursday,… Read More ›

Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen says no to ‘one country, two systems’

Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen says no to ‘one country, two systems’

May 20, 2020

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen called for stability in relations with China in her inaugural address Wednesday but said she would not accept Beijing’s political terms… Read More ›

2017-video shows Georgia officer tried to tase Ahmaud Arbery

2017-video shows Georgia officer tried to tase Ahmaud Arbery

May 19, 2020

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A video released Monday shows police in Georgia attempting to search Ahmaud Arbery’s parked car in 2017 and when he refuses and attempts to walk back… Read More ›

US officials see al-Qaeda link to Florida military base attack

US officials see al-Qaeda link to Florida military base attack

May 18, 2020

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The FBI has found mobile phone evidence linking al-Qaeda to the December 6, 2019, shooting at a US naval base in Florida in which three… Read More ›

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in Tel Aviv home

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in Tel Aviv home

May 17, 2020

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The Chinese ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, has been found dead in his home north of Tel Aviv, according to the Israeli foreign ministry and… Read More ›

Years of conflict leave Somalia ill-equipped to fight virus

Years of conflict leave Somalia ill-equipped to fight virus

May 16, 2020

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Years of conflict, instability and poverty have left Somalia ill-equipped to handle a health crisis like the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, no one really knows… Read More ›

Lesotho Prime Minister to ‘resign because of old age’

Lesotho Prime Minister to ‘resign because of old age’

May 13, 2020

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Lesotho’s 80-year-old Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has told AFP news agency that he “intends to resign on Wednesday because of old age”. He is accused… Read More ›

Violence drives 23,000 Nigerian refugees to Niger

Violence drives 23,000 Nigerian refugees to Niger

May 13, 2020

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At least 23,000 refugees escaping violence in north-eastern Nigeria have fled to neighbouring Niger in recent weeks, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said.… Read More ›

Ethiopia admits shooting down Kenya aid aircraft in Somalia

Ethiopia admits shooting down Kenya aid aircraft in Somalia

May 10, 2020

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Ethiopia on Saturday admitted it was behind the shooting down of a privately owned Kenyan plane in Somalia earlier this week, resulting in the deaths… Read More ›