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    Erdogan threatens Europe with refugees if gets no support

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned Turkey would start allowing Syrian refugees to flee to Europe if Ankara did not get more international support....

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    Dorian regains strength to crawl up US coast

    Reuters . Bahamas | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    Hurricane Dorian left stretches of the Bahamas looking as if they had been carpet bombed and was regaining strength as it crawled up the US...

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    Pope hails Mozambique peace deal

    Agence-France-Presse . Mozambique | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    Pope Francis began the first full day of his visit to Mozambique on Thursday, praising a peace deal between government and rebels and offering solidarity...

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    S Africa, Nigeria beef up security after xenophobic attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2019

    South Africa and Nigeria stepped security on Wednesday after deadly attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg triggered reprisal assaults on South African businesses in Nigerian...

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    South Africa battles fresh xenophobic violence

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    South African police fired rubber bullets and patrolled parts of Johannesburg on Tuesday after the financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner...

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    15 killed in Mali building collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 03:42pm on September 02, 2019

    Fifteen people were killed on Sunday when a three-storey building under construction collapsed ‘like a house of cards’ in the Mali capital Bamako, the government...

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    SA threatens to quit wildlife trade monitor

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 01:22pm on September 01, 2019

    Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn...

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    Sudan’s Bashir charged with corruption

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    A Sudanese judge on Saturday formally indicted Omar al-Bashir for possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption, charges the ousted leader challenged as he was publicly...

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    Ebola death toll crosses 2,000 in DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Beni | Updated at 02:30pm on August 31, 2019

    The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo showed no signs of easing Friday on the eve of the UN chief’s visit to the country, with the...

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    Seven killed in Morocco flash flood

    Agence France-Presse . Rabat | Updated at 02:25pm on August 29, 2019

    At least seven people were killed Wednesday when a river burst its banks and flooded a village football pitch where a game was being played...

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