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    Five Sudanese protesters shot dead ahead of talks

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2019

    Five demonstrators including students were shot dead at a rally in Sudan Monday, a day before protest leaders and ruling generals meet to resolve the...

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    65 killed in Nigeria terrorist attack

    Reuters . Maiduguri | Updated at 02:47pm on July 29, 2019

    At least 65 people died in an attack by suspected Islamists on a group returning from a funeral...

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    Sri Lankan laws discriminately applied: UN

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 02:03am on July 28, 2019

    A United Nation expert said on Friday some Sri Lankan laws are ‘frequently applied’ in a discriminatory manner and urged the government to address the...

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    Libya rescuers recover 62 bodies at sea

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 01:59am on July 28, 2019

    Rescue workers said Friday they had plucked the bodies of 62 migrants from waters off the Libyan coast a day after one of the deadliest...

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    Morocco navy rescues 242 migration seekers in Mediterranean

    Agence France-Presse . Rabat | Updated at 01:41pm on July 27, 2019

    The Moroccan navy has picked up 242 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who were trying to cross...

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    Snake chases lawmakers from Nigerian state parliament

    Agence-France-Presse . Lagos | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    A snake burst onto the chamber floor of a state parliament building in southwest Nigeria, sending lawmakers scampering and forcing an indefinite recess, officials said...

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    115 feared dead in fresh Mediterranean boat capsize

    Reuters. Tripoli | Updated at 11:57am on July 26, 2019

    About 115 people are missing and feared to have drowned while another 134 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden...

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    BA to resume Cairo flights Friday

    Reuters | Updated at 11:00am on July 26, 2019

    British Airways, part of International Airlines Group, will resume flights to Cairo following a week-long suspension over security concerns, the airline said on Friday. ‘Following...

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    DR Congo carries out 700 summary executions in six months: UN

    Agence France-Presse. Kinshasa, DR Congo | Updated at 10:12pm on July 25, 2019

    Nearly 700 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo were victims of summary and extrajudicial executions this year, with a third carried out by security...

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    Mogadishu bombing kills six, wounds mayor

    Agence France-Presse . Mogadishu | Updated at 03:14pm on July 25, 2019

    Six people were killed and the mayor of Mogadishu was wounded in a bombing at the mayoral offices...

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