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More than 300 migrants intercepted in boats off Libya: coastguard
3 days ago

More than 300 migrants intercepted in boats off Libya: coastguard

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) – The Libyan coastguard said 324 migrants were picked up on Monday trying to leave the North African country on board two rubber boats.


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Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months
5 days ago

Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months, the defense minister said on Saturday.


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Opening Lent, pope urges people to slow down, rediscover power of…
1 week ago

Opening Lent, pope urges people to slow down, rediscover power of…

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ROME (Reuters) – Pope Francis, leading Catholics into the season of Lent, urged people on Wednesday to slow down amid the noise, haste and desire for instant …
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South African police raid Gupta home, ANC to sack Zuma via parliament
1 week ago

South African police raid Gupta home, ANC to sack Zuma via parliament

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The ANC on Wednesday unveiled plans to sack South African President Jacob Zuma via a parliamentary no-confidence vote, hours after armed police raided the …
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South Africa
1 week ago

South Africa

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma was expected to respond on Wednesday to an order from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to step down …
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ANC orders Zuma to step down as South African president
1 week ago

ANC orders Zuma to step down as South African president

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s ruling party ordered Jacob Zuma on Tuesday to step down as head of state after marathon talks over the fate of a …
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On U.N. deaths, Haley asks Congo
1 week ago

On U.N. deaths, Haley asks Congo

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Monday asked the Congolese foreign minister to deliver a message to President Joseph Kabila about …
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South African President Zuma
1 week ago

South African President Zuma

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The ANC will decide President Jacob Zuma’s fate at a special meeting on Monday, the party’s new chief said, in what could be the most …
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Congo rebel leader extradited from Tanzania to face trial
2 weeks ago

Congo rebel leader extradited from Tanzania to face trial

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KINSHASA (Reuters) – A renegade Congolese colonel who had threatened to depose President Joseph Kabila has been extradited from Tanzania and will be prosecuted for rebellion, Congo’s defense …
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Cape Town's water crisis hitting tourism: officials
3 weeks ago

Cape Town's water crisis hitting tourism: officials

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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – A chronic drought that could leave South Africa’s Cape Town without water within weeks is hurting visitor numbers and knocking a rare economic bright …
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Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis
3 weeks ago

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

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GENEVA/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler’s boat capsized early on Friday, leaving three known survivors and …
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