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    Myanmar faces genocide case at ICJ

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 05:59pm on November 11, 2019

    Myanmar faced accusations of genocide in a lawsuit filed by Gambia at the UN’s top court on Monday over the southeast Asian nation’s treatment of...

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    South Sudan leaders agree to delay unity govt

    Reuters . Juba | Updated at 10:26pm on November 08, 2019

    South Sudan’s president and a former rebel leader agreed on Thursday to delay forming a unity government for 100 days beyond the November 12 deadline,...

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    37 killed in Burkina Faso attack

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 01:08am on November 08, 2019

    An ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso killed 37 people on Wednesday, the deadliest attack in nearly...

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    Top Malian jihadist leader killed in French raid: France

    Agence France-Presse . Mali | Updated at 02:31pm on November 06, 2019

    France on Tuesday announced the death of a top jihadist leader in Mali as it sought to reassure the West African nation of European support...

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    First Sudanese satellite launched by China

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:34pm on November 06, 2019

    Sudan’s first ever satellite for conducting research in military, economic and space technology has been launched by China, the northeast African country’s ruling body said...

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    At least 10 people killed in Burkina Faso attack

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 01:10pm on November 05, 2019

    At least five gendarmes and five civilians were killed in an attack on a base in northern Burkina Faso, near the border with Mali, security...

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    Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Mali army post

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

    The Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for a devastating raid that killed 49 Malian troops as well as a blast that led to the...

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    Attack on Mali army post kills 53 soldiers

    Reuters . Bamako | Updated at 12:32am on November 03, 2019

    At least 53 soldiers and one civilian have been killed in an attack on an army post in northern Mali, the government said, in one...

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    42 killed in Haiti protest violence: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Port-au-Prince | Updated at 10:21pm on November 02, 2019

    At least 42 people have been killed and dozens injured during anti-government protests in Haiti since mid-September, the UN’s human rights body said Friday, adding...

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    35 killed in Mali militant attack

    Reuters. Bamako | Updated at 12:20pm on November 02, 2019

    At least thirty-five Malian soldiers were killed in a militant attack on a military position in northern Mali on Friday, the army said, cautioning that...

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