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10 'Blue Helmets' killed in West Africa

BAMAKO, Mali - Ten United Nation peacekeepers have been killed in what the UN has described as a 'terrorist attack,' ...

Nigeria finds more than 20 000 kidnapped girls in Mali

Nigeria's anti-trafficking agency has said it found thousands of missing girls and women in southern Mali, many of whom were ...

Nigeria government backs 50% hike in minimum wage

Nigeria's government has agreed to a 50% increase in the minimum wage, a minister said on Tuesday, in a move ...

Aid group warns of Central African Republic 'catastrophe'

The leader of an international aid group says Central African Republic "is steering toward a catastrophe" unless a new round ...

Al Jazeera says Sudan withdraws journalists' work permits

Sudanese authorities have cracked down on Arabic-language foreign media working inside the country, news channels said, as major protests against ...

Nigeria's new outbreak of Lassa fever kills 16

Nigerian health authorities on Tuesday declared a new outbreak of Lassa fever that has killed 16 people since early January, ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on January 23

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, and picked headlines ...

Sudan's president, facing protests, looks for aid from Qatar

Sudan's embattled president is in Qatar looking for support amid weekslong protests against his 29-year rule in the African nation. ...

Around 20,000 Nigerian girls forced into prostitution

Lagos [Nigeria], Jan 23 (ANI): Around 20,000 Nigerian girls have been sold to prostitution rings by human traffickers, authorities have ...

Pope Heads to Panama to Celebrate World Youth Day

ROME Pope Francis will make his first trip to Panama on Wednesday for the World Youth Day festival that is ...

Cameroon Mobilizes Military Following Boko Haram, Separatist Attacks

YAOUNDE Cameroon says it is mobilizing troops along the countrys northern border with Nigeria and in the western English-speaking regions, ...

Kenya Reopens DusitD2 Hotel, One Week after Deadly Attack

NAIROBI Kenyan authorities have reopened the DusitD2 hotel and office complex to the people who were working there when it ...

Sudan's embattled president to travel to Qatar, seeking aid

Sudan's embattled president is flying to Qatar, the tiny but wealthy Gulf state that has offered him help as he ...

Ghana police quiz lawmaker after reporter's death

A Ghanaian politician who promised to pay anyone who attacked an undercover reporter has been questioned as part of the ...

Nigeria accuses opposition of plotting election violence

Nigeria's government on Monday warned about an increase in violence before next month's elections, accusing the main opposition of trying ...

Thousands of Nigerian refugees seek safety in Chad

A new upsurge of violence in northeastern Nigeria has forced thousands of people most of them women and children - ...

Uzbek President Seeks Improved Ties With Germany During Visit

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoev says he wants to bring relations with Germany to a tangibly new and higher level in ...

Nigeria's 27M Disabled Wait Decades for Public Access

ABUJA In Nigeria, over 27 million disabled people live in obscurity, treated like second-class citizens, without access to public facilities. ...

After 2016 Ruling, Battles Over Juvenile Lifer Cases Persist

Locked up for life at 15, Norman Brown remains defined by the crime that put him behind bars. Twenty-seven years ...

Pakistan Launches New Polio-Vaccination Drive

Pakistan has launched a new nationwide polio-vaccination campaign as part of the government's pledge to eradicate the disease in the ...

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Stocks in Europe little changed as May rules out second referendum

LONDON, UK - European stocks were mixed but little changed on Monday, in advance of a crucial speech by British ...

Israel to shut down Palestinian schools in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Israel has announced it will close all UNRWA schools in East Jerusalem and replace them with Israeli-run schools. ...

10 'Blue Helmets' killed in West Africa

BAMAKO, Mali - Ten United Nation peacekeepers have been killed in what the UN has described as a 'terrorist attack,' ...

Venezuela: Trump recognises Juan Guaido as Interim President

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 24 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the Interim ...

Nigeria finds more than 20 000 kidnapped girls in Mali

Nigeria's anti-trafficking agency has said it found thousands of missing girls and women in southern Mali, many of whom were ...

No Report Yet on Iranian Casualties in Israeli Airstrikes on Syria

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says there is no [reliable] information yet on the casualties of Iranian military forces ...

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