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  • Thu, 26 Dec 2019 12:29

    Turkey's Erdogan discusses Libya ceasefire during surprise Tunisia trip

    ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan paid a surprise visit to Tunisia on Wednesday to discuss cooperation for a possible ceasefire in neighboring Libya, where Ankara supports the internationally recognized government.

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  • Thu, 26 Dec 2019 12:25

    Hundreds of thousands turn out to mourn Algeria's powerful army chief

    ALGIERS- The body of Algeria’s powerful army chief - the former independence fighter who became his country’s de facto ruler - was carried to his grave on a tank on Wednesday as hundreds of thousands of mourners looked on.

  • Sat, 14 Dec 2019 08:59

    South Africa's rand hands back early gains to end flat

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s rand was flat against the dollar on Friday, struggling for direction after surprise gains in the face of a darkening growth outlook following a week of nationwide power cuts and ongoing uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks.

  • Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:35

    'Sudden' volcano eruption in New Zealand kills five, several missing

    TAURANGA - At least five people were killed, up to 20 injured and several reported missing after a volcano that is a tourist attraction suddenly erupted off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Monday.

  • Sat, 02 Nov 2019 10:41

    Algerians stage mass protest on anniversary of independence rising

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - More than 100,000 Algerians, double the number attending recent weekly protests, marched on Friday to demand a purge of the ruling hierarchy and an end to military involvement in politics.

  • Sat, 02 Nov 2019 10:29

    Mali says 54 killed in militant attack on army post

    BAMAKO (Reuters) - At least 53 soldiers and one civilian were killed in a militant attack on a military post in northern Mali on Friday, the government said.

  • Wed, 30 Oct 2019 13:55

    Mozambique's main opposition party appeals election result

    MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambique’s main opposition party Renamo on Tuesday appealed the result of the Oct. 15 general election, calling on the country’s top court to annul incumbent President Filipe Nyusi’s victory.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:26

    Sudan names commission to investigate killings at sit-in

    KHARTOUM- Sudan’s prime minister named a commission on Sunday to investigate a raid on a sit-in in June in which security forces killed dozens near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, following repeated calls for justice from protest and civilian groups.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:23

    Egypt to press for outside mediator in Ethiopia dam dispute

    CAIRO - Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile, officials said on Sunday.