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Nigeria says 51 civilians, 18 security forces killed in unrest

Nigeria says 51 civilians, 18 security forces killed in unrest

Nigeria’s president announced 51 civilians were killed in unrest following days of peaceful protests over police abuses and blamed “hooliganism”[Read More…]

October 24, 2020 0 comments English
Saad Hariri renamed as Lebanon PM a year after stepping down

Saad Hariri renamed as Lebanon PM a year after stepping down

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has been tasked with forming his fourth government, winning a slim majority of votes[Read More…]

October 22, 2020 0 comments English
Trump set to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

Trump set to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

US President Donald Trump has said Sudan will come off a list of state sponsors of terror if it pays[Read More…]

October 20, 2020 0 comments English

ICC prosecutor arrives in Sudan to discuss Bashir case

ICC prosecutor arrives in Sudan to discuss Bashir case

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor arrived in Sudan late Saturday to discuss cooperation with local authorities over bringing to trial[Read More…]

October 18, 2020 0 comments English
White woman charged in racist NYC run-in made a second 911 call

White woman charged in racist NYC run-in made a second 911 call

Amy Cooper, the white woman charged with filing a false police report for calling 911 during a dispute with a[Read More…]

October 15, 2020 0 comments English
Saudi Arabia fails in bid for seat on UN Human Rights Council

Saudi Arabia fails in bid for seat on UN Human Rights Council

Saudi Arabia failed in its attempt to become a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the[Read More…]

October 14, 2020 0 comments English
Two dead in Nigeria police brutality protests

Two dead in Nigeria police brutality protests

A police officer and a civilian have been killed in the Nigerian city of Lagos as protests continue against police[Read More…]

October 13, 2020 0 comments English
Why Trump wants Sudan to befriend Israel

Why Trump wants Sudan to befriend Israel

With Sudan in desperate straits – a collapsing economy, hyperinflation looming and a nationwide food crisis – the administration of[Read More…]

October 11, 2020 0 comments English
River Nile row: Ethiopia bans flights above Grand Renaissance Dam

River Nile row: Ethiopia bans flights above Grand Renaissance Dam

Ethiopia’s civil aviation authority has banned all flights over a controversial mega dam being built on a tributary of the[Read More…]

October 6, 2020 0 comments English
Deaths at Saudi Arabia detention centre for Ethiopians – Amnesty

Deaths at Saudi Arabia detention centre for Ethiopians – Amnesty

At least three people died in detention centres housing thousands of Ethiopian migrants in Saudi Arabia, rights group Amnesty International[Read More…]

October 3, 2020 0 comments English
EU breaks deadlock to impose Belarus sanctions, Turkey on notice

EU breaks deadlock to impose Belarus sanctions, Turkey on notice

European Union leaders broke a diplomatic deadlock on Friday to impose sanctions on Belarus, after reassuring the Republic of Cyprus[Read More…]

October 2, 2020 0 comments English
Navalny: ‘I believe that Putin is behind the crime’

Navalny: ‘I believe that Putin is behind the crime’

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny told a German magazine he believed President Vladimir Putin was behind his suspected poisoning, but said[Read More…]

October 1, 2020 0 comments English
A video still shows members of Azeri armed forces firing artillery during clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh in an unidentified location, from footage released Sept. 28. Defence Ministry of Azerbaijan via REUTERS

Azerbaijan, Armenia reject talks as Karabakh conflict widens

Armenia and Azerbaijan accused one another of firing directly into each other’s territory and rejected pressure to hold peace talks[Read More…]

September 30, 2020 0 comments English
Nigeria says ‘grey areas’ hinder lifting of Mali sanctions

Nigeria says ‘grey areas’ hinder lifting of Mali sanctions

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said “grey areas” need to be resolved in Mali’s military handover of power to a[Read More…]

September 29, 2020 0 comments English
Former Mali Foreign Minister Moctar Ouane named transitional PM

Former Mali Foreign Minister Moctar Ouane named transitional PM

Mali’s interim President Bah Ndaw has named former Malian Foreign Minister Moctar Ouane as prime minister. The appointment on Sunday[Read More…]

September 28, 2020 0 comments English
France’s Macron says Belarus leader Lukashenko ‘has to go’

France’s Macron says Belarus leader Lukashenko ‘has to go’

French President Emmanuel Macron said Belarus’s leader Alexander Lukashenko has to step down, in comments to a French weekly published[Read More…]

September 27, 2020 0 comments English
3 Bollywood stars questioned in drug investigation

3 Bollywood stars questioned in drug investigation

Three Bollywood actors, including top star Deepika Padukone, were questioned by India’s narcotics agency on Saturday as part of an[Read More…]

September 26, 2020 0 comments English
One ‘killed’ in Egypt as protesters demand el-Sisi resign

One ‘killed’ in Egypt as protesters demand el-Sisi resign

At least one protester was killed in Egypt on Friday, according to activists, after thousands of people defied a police[Read More…]

September 26, 2020 0 comments English
The new interim president of Mali, former colonel Ndaw, is pictured after a meeting with Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediators, in Bamako, Mali September 24, 2020. REUTERS/Amadou Keita

Bah Ndaw sworn in as Mali’s transitional president following coup

Retired colonel and former defence minister Bah Ndaw has been sworn in as Mali’s interim president, more than a month[Read More…]

September 25, 2020 0 comments English
Kim Jong-un ‘apologises for killing of South Korean official’

Kim Jong-un ‘apologises for killing of South Korean official’

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has issued a rare personal apology for the killing of a South Korean official, Seoul[Read More…]

September 25, 2020 0 comments English
Lukashenko inaugurated secretly amid protests, sanctions threat

Lukashenko inaugurated secretly amid protests, sanctions threat

President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus assumed his sixth term of office on Wednesday during an inauguration ceremony that officials did[Read More…]

September 23, 2020 0 comments English
World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment

World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment

He’s not recognized as a head of state by the country he’d be visiting. His diplomatic immunity is granted by[Read More…]

September 23, 2020 0 comments English
‘It ruined my life’: School closures in Kenya lead to rise in FGM

‘It ruined my life’: School closures in Kenya lead to rise in FGM

Maikona, Marsabit County, Kenya – Thirteen-year-old Gumato* can finally walk again without feeling pain. The hot desert wind blows through her[Read More…]

September 22, 2020 0 comments English
Sudan to hold talks on removal from US terror list

Sudan to hold talks on removal from US terror list

Sudan has sent a high level delegation to the United Arab Emirates to negotiate with American officials as the country[Read More…]

September 21, 2020 0 comments English
US says all UN sanctions on Iran restored, but world yawns

US says all UN sanctions on Iran restored, but world yawns

The Trump administration declared Saturday that all U.N. sanctions against Iran have been restored, a move most of the rest[Read More…]

September 20, 2020 0 comments English
Ethiopia charges opposition figures with terrorism

Ethiopia charges opposition figures with terrorism

Prominent opposition figures are among 24 people charged with terrorism in Ethiopia.The charges were laid in connection with a wave[Read More…]

September 19, 2020 0 comments English
Suspected arms dealers moved millions in somali money transfers

Suspected arms dealers moved millions in somali money transfers

Somali money transfer companies moved more than $3.7 million in cash between suspected weapons traffickers in recent years, including to[Read More…]

September 18, 2020 0 comments English
Uganda jail break: More than 200 prisoners escape Moroto facility

Uganda jail break: More than 200 prisoners escape Moroto facility

More than 200 prisoners have escaped from a jail in north-east Uganda, officials say, bringing the local town to a[Read More…]

September 17, 2020 0 comments English
Louisville to pay $12m to Breonna Taylor’s mother, reform police

Louisville to pay $12m to Breonna Taylor’s mother, reform police

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman shot dead by[Read More…]

September 16, 2020 0 comments English
British MPs back Brexit bill despite anger over treaty breach

British MPs back Brexit bill despite anger over treaty breach

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson secured initial backing for his controversial plan to breach the Brexit treaty agreed with the European Union[Read More…]

September 15, 2020 0 comments English
Bahrain opposition rejects Israel normalisation

Bahrain opposition rejects Israel normalisation

Bahraini opposition groups have rejected a decision by the Gulf state to normalise relations with Israel with a leading Shia[Read More…]

September 14, 2020 0 comments English
Palestinians rally against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

Palestinians rally against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

Palestinians in Gaza burned pictures of Israeli, American, Bahraini, and United Arab Emirates leaders on Saturday in protest against the[Read More…]

September 13, 2020 0 comments English
Talks between Afghan government and Taliban open in Qatar

Talks between Afghan government and Taliban open in Qatar

Doha, Qatar – After nearly two decades of war that has killed tens of thousands, peace talks between the Afghanistan government[Read More…]

September 12, 2020 0 comments English
China announces new restrictions on US diplomats’ activities

China announces new restrictions on US diplomats’ activities

China has announced new restrictions on the activities of U.S. diplomats working in mainland China and Hong Kong, in what[Read More…]

September 12, 2020 0 comments English
India, China accuse each other of firing shots at tense border

India, China accuse each other of firing shots at tense border

China and India have accused each other of firing shots on their flashpoint Himalayan border in a further escalation of[Read More…]

September 9, 2020 0 comments English
Suspect in Minneapolis vehicular homicide arrested as he tries to flee country

Suspect in Minneapolis vehicular homicide arrested as he tries to flee country

A suspect in a vehicular homicide in Minneapolis was arrested Aug. 28 at Washington Dulles International Airport as he tried[Read More…]

September 8, 2020 0 comments English
Italy returns refugees to sea, to quarantine

Italy returns refugees to sea, to quarantine

It is Saturday morning and Ahmed is squeezed onto a small Italian coastguard boat docked at one of Lampedusa’s ports.[Read More…]

September 8, 2020 0 comments English
Turkey begins military exercises in Northern Cyprus

Turkey begins military exercises in Northern Cyprus

Turkey’s armed forces on Sunday began annual exercises in the breakaway republic of Northern Cyprus – an entity recognised only[Read More…]

September 7, 2020 0 comments English
‘Enough with you’: Israeli protesters keep pressure on Netanyahu

‘Enough with you’: Israeli protesters keep pressure on Netanyahu

Thousands of Israelis protested outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night and into early Sunday,[Read More…]

September 6, 2020 0 comments English
Deposed president evacuated from Mali for medical treatment

Deposed president evacuated from Mali for medical treatment

 Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the Malian president ousted by a military coup in August, was evacuated late Saturday to the United[Read More…]

September 6, 2020 0 comments English