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    20 killed as school minibus collides with truck in South Africa

    Reuters | Updated at 08:59pm on April 21, 2017

    A driver and 19 school children were killed in South Africa when the minibus they were travelling in collided with a truck and exploded in...

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    Clashes in Sudan town kill at least 14 people

    Reuters | Updated at 07:06pm on April 15, 2017

    At least 14 people were killed in the South Sudanese town of Raga when fighting erupted between government forces and the main rebel group...

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    97 migrants missing as boat sinks off Libya

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:48am on April 14, 2017

    At least 97 migrants went missing after their boat sank Thursday off the Libyan coast, a navy spokesman said. Survivors said those missing include 15...

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    Cholera spreading in Somalia, 50,000 cases foreseen: WHO

    Reuters | Updated at 03:41pm on April 13, 2017

    More than 25,000 people in Somalia have been struck by cholera or acute watery diarrhoea, and the epidemic is expected to double in coming months...

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    Egyptian police kill seven suspected IS extremists in shootout

    Reuters | Updated at 09:23am on April 11, 2017

    Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected Islamic State extremists in a shootout on Monday as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians, the...

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    Egypt's former leader Hosni Mubarak freed

    Reuters | Updated at 04:26pm on March 24, 2017

    Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was...

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    Hunger kills 26 in Somalia’s Jubbaland region

    Reuters | Updated at 12:33pm on March 21, 2017

    At least 26 people died from hunger in the semi-autonomous Jubbaland region of southern Somalia in just a day and a half, federal government radio...

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    Plane crash-lands in South Sudan with 45 onboard

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:10pm on March 20, 2017

    A passenger jet carrying 45 people crash-landed in South Sudan's north-western city of Wau on Monday, leaving at least 14 people injured, government and airport...

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    Two dead, several injured in Guatemala prison riot 

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:24am on March 20, 2017

    A riot erupted Sunday at a prison for juveniles and adults, and authorities said two jail monitors were killed and several other people suffered injuries....

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    Trump foreign aid cuts counter GDG: EU

    Associated Press . Addis Ababa | Updated at 12:57am on March 18, 2017

    President Donald Trump’s proposed deep cuts to humanitarian aid go against the Global Development Goals the United States committed to in 2015, the European Union’s...

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