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Egypt arrests executive director of prominent rights group in latest crackdown

A prominent Egyptian rights group said security agents arrested its executive director on Thursday, days after two other senior members were detained...

Poor sanitation poses major health risks in African nations: Report

Poor sanitation continues to pose major health, environmental and socio-economic risks in many African countries, a new research by the International Water...

Malawian protesters demand tougher penalties for rape

Hundreds of Malawians took to the streets on Monday to demand tougher rape penalties following months of protests over sexual abuse in...

Number of refugees fleeing Ethiopia to Sudan surpasses 20,000 – U.N.

On Sunday, the U.N. refugee agency and local officials confirmed that the number of people who have fled into Sudan from the...

Egypt showcases scores of 25,000-year-old coffins

Egypt on Saturday showcased more than 100 coffins dating back 25,000 years, the latest and largest find this year in the vast...

Outside Mogadishu, locusts turn farmland into desert

A rifle on his back, Mohamed Yasin tries in vain to chase away the swarm of yellow-coloured insects that have invaded his...

Zimbabweans mend shabby dollar notes amid economic crisis

Albert Marombe takes a grimy, tattered $1 note and delicately, expertly glues it back into one piece, holding it up for inspection.

African Union chief sacks security head after Ethiopia questions loyalty

The African Union has dismissed its security head, an Ethiopian national, after the Ethiopian government accused him of disloyalty to the country...

Former Mali president Toure, democratic icon toppled in coup, has died

Former Malian president Amadou Toumani Toure, who won acclaim for pursuing democratic reforms before being toppled by a military coup in 2012,...

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Hungarian deputy quits Fidesz after Brussels scandal, Orban says his acts ‘indefensible’

Hungarian politician Jozsef Szajer, who was conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s strongest voice in the European Parliament, resigned from his ruling party...

Azerbaijan says 2,783 of its soldiers killed in Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijan said on Thursday that 2,783 of its soldiers were killed during its conflict with ethnic Armenian forces over the enclave of...

Countryside chairman to step down after investor calls for ouster

British housebuilder Countryside Properties Plc said its Chairman David Howell would step down from the board in 2021 on Thursday, a day...

Trump running out of time to solidify immigration agenda after U.S. election loss

President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing to finalize new immigration restrictions before his term ends in January, according to three senior homeland...
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