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    Dozens of migrants stranded off Tunisia for 15 days: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Tunis | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Dozens of migrants rescued in international waters off Tunisia are still stranded 15 days later as authorities refuse to allow the boat carrying them to...

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    Sudan military admits ‘mistakes’

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 01:57am on June 15, 2019

    Sudan’s ruling military council Thursday for the first time admitted it dispersed a Khartoum sit-in, which left dozens dead, as US and African diplomats stepped...

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    IS says it killed 20 Nigerian soldiers

    Reuters . Maiduguri, Nigeria | Updated at 01:24am on June 15, 2019

    Islamic State’s West African branch on Friday claimed responsibilty for an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighters...

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    Fighting kills 50 in eastern DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 01:14am on June 14, 2019

    At least 50 people have been killed in violence in Ituri, a volatile province of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, governor Jean Bamanisa Saidi said...

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    Protesters in Sudan keep up civil disobedience

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:15am on June 12, 2019

    A protest strike kept businesses shut and residents indoors in the Sudanese capital Tuesday as a top US diplomat prepared a visit to press the...

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    US diplomat to visit Sudan to urge end to attacks on protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:04pm on June 11, 2019

    A top United States diplomat will head to Sudan this week to urge an end to a bloody...

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    March in Port-au-Prince to demand president’s resignation

    Agence-France-Presse . Port-au-Prince | Updated at 10:00pm on June 10, 2019

    Several thousand demonstrators marched through Port-au-Prince on Sunday to demand the resignation of Haitian president Jovenel Moise over allegations of...

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    China backs HK extradition law, opposes ‘foreign interference’

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:10am on June 11, 2019

    China on Monday strongly backed the Hong Kong government on a controversial bill that would allow extraditions to the mainland, and voiced opposition to...

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    Police shoot man after bomb scare at Swedish train station

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:10am on June 11, 2019

    Police in the southern Swedish city of Malmo on Monday shot a man at the central train station who claimed to have a bomb, police...

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    Nigerian gangs kill 43 in several attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 12:10am on June 11, 2019

    Gunmen on motorbikes killed 43 people in waves of attacks in northern Nigeria, police said Monday, the latest violence by criminal gangs raiding villages and...

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